2022 Louisiana Ballot Measures

Abortion

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: No Right to Abortion in Constitution Amendment Passed

Agriculture and Food

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed

Animals and Wildlife

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 437: Proposed Amendment No. 12 Failed

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 4: Exempt Jewelry from Property Taxes Failed

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2018 Louisiana Act 721: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Passed

Business and Consumers

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Act No. 1050 - Homestead Tax Exemption for Disaster Damage Passed
Oct. 12, 2019 Louisiana Act 444: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Failed

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 10: Act No. 1053 - Criminal Defendants Trial by Jury Waiver Passed

Constitution

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 1: Salaries for Law Enforcement and Fire Protection Officers Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 2: Convening of a Special Session of the Legislature Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 7: Retirement Fund Investment Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 5: Transfer of the Special Assessment Level to New Property Purchased to Replace Expropriated Property Passed
Oct. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 538 - Employees of Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Passed
Oct. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 537 - Move Convening Dates of Legislature Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 6: Act No. 1048 - Public Retirement System Legislative Regulations Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Act No. 1049 - Property Tax Exemptions for Veterans with Service-Connected Disability Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Act No. 1050 - Homestead Tax Exemption for Disaster Damage Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 9: Act No. 1051 - Workers' Compensation Judgments Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 424: Louisiana Budget Stabilization Fund Amendment Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 422: Louisiana Public Retirement System Amendment Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
Nov. 19, 2011 Louisiana Act 425: Louisiana Immovable Property Tax Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 2 (Act 874 - SB 303): Right of Each Citizen to Keep and Bear Arms Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 7 (Act 870 - HB 524): Provides Filling Appointments/Vacancies on Boards/Commissions Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 31: Proposed Amendment Number 3 Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 681: Proposed Amendment Number 6 Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 678: Proposed Amendment Number 4 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 677: Proposed Amendment Number 1 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 679: Proposed Amendment Number 5 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 680: Proposed Amendment Number 2 Failed

Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 12, 2019 Louisiana Act 445: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed

Employment and Affirmative Action

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 7: Retirement Fund Investment Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 9: Act No. 1051 - Workers' Compensation Judgments Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 422: Louisiana Public Retirement System Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 5 (Act 868 - HB 9): Forfeiture Retirement Benefit Pubic Officials/Convicted Felon Passed

Environment

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 434: Proposed Amendment No. 8 Passed

Executive Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 874: Proposed Amendment No. 11 Failed

Finance and Banking

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2022 Louisiana HB 154 - Proposition 4: Louisiana Increase Maximum Amount Invested in Equities for Certain State Funds Amendment Pending

Gambling and Gaming

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana SB 130: Louisiana Sports Betting Parish Measures Pending

Government Budget and Spending

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 1: Salaries for Law Enforcement and Fire Protection Officers Passed
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 2: Supplement Police Officer Pay Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 539 - Louisiana Officials Salary Increase Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 424: Louisiana Budget Stabilization Fund Amendment Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 434: Proposed Amendment No. 8 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 873: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 473: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 471: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 472: Proposed Amendment No. 3 Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 681: Proposed Amendment Number 6 Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Louisiana Act 720: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Passed
Oct. 12, 2019 Louisiana Act 445: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Expenditures Limit Growth Formula Amendment Failed
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Use of Budget Stabilization Fund for Declared Disasters Amendment Passed
Nov. 13, 2021 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Increase Limit on Funding Reductions and Redirections During Budget Deficits Amendment Failed

Guns

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 2 (Act 874 - SB 303): Right of Each Citizen to Keep and Bear Arms Passed

Health and Health Care

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed

Health Insurance

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed

Higher Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 1: Term Limits for Members of Certain Boards and Commissions Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 680: Proposed Amendment Number 2 Failed
Dec. 5, 2020 Louisiana Amendment 1: Allow for Out-of-State Members to the University Board of Supervisors Failed

Housing and Property

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 4: Exempt Jewelry from Property Taxes Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 5: Transfer of the Special Assessment Level to New Property Purchased to Replace Expropriated Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Act No. 1049 - Property Tax Exemptions for Veterans with Service-Connected Disability Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Act No. 1050 - Homestead Tax Exemption for Disaster Damage Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 7: Act No. 540 - Bidding Process of Ad Valorem Property Tax Sales Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 43: Louisiana Property Tax Sales Amendment Failed
Nov. 19, 2011 Louisiana Act 425: Louisiana Immovable Property Tax Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 433: Proposed Amendment No. 7 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 872: Proposed Amendment No. 13 Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 470: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 428: Proposed Amendment No.1 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 427: Proposed Amendment No.2 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Louisiana Act 721: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Louisiana Act 718: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed
Oct. 12, 2019 Louisiana Act 444: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Failed
Oct. 12, 2019 Louisiana Act 448: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 7: Unclaimed Property Permanent Trust Fund Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 6: Homestead Exemption Special Assessment Income Limit Amendment Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Payments in Lieu of Property Taxes Option Amendment Failed

Infrastructure

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 870: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 429: Proposed Amendment No.3 Passed

Judicial Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 875: Proposed Amendment No. 5 Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Louisiana Act 722: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed

Legal

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 9: Act No. 1051 - Workers' Compensation Judgments Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 10: Act No. 1053 - Criminal Defendants Trial by Jury Waiver Passed

Military Personnel

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 3: Temporary Succession of a Legislator Called to Active Duty in the Armed Services of the United States Passed

National Security

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Use of Budget Stabilization Fund for Declared Disasters Amendment Passed

Natural Resources

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 424: Louisiana Budget Stabilization Fund Amendment Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 473: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Failed
Nov. 8, 2022 Louisiana HB 59 - Proposition 2: Louisiana Waiving Water Charges Amendment Pending

Oil and Gas

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 429: Proposed Amendment No.3 Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Include Oil and Gas Value in Tax Assessment of Wells Amendment Passed

Taxes

Election Date State Title Outcome
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 4: Exempt Jewelry from Property Taxes Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 4: Increase in Severance Tax on Natural Resources to Certain Parishes Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Act No. 1049 - Property Tax Exemptions for Veterans with Service-Connected Disability Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 7: Act No. 540 - Bidding Process of Ad Valorem Property Tax Sales Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 43: Louisiana Property Tax Sales Amendment Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
Nov. 19, 2011 Louisiana Act 425: Louisiana Immovable Property Tax Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 435: Proposed Amendment No. 14 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 433: Proposed Amendment No. 7 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 871: Proposed Amendment No. 3 Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 472: Proposed Amendment No. 3 Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 470: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 31: Proposed Amendment Number 3 Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 678: Proposed Amendment Number 4 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Louisiana Act 679: Proposed Amendment Number 5 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 428: Proposed Amendment No.1 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 427: Proposed Amendment No.2 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 429: Proposed Amendment No.3 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Louisiana Act 718: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed
Oct. 12, 2019 Louisiana Act 444: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Failed
Oct. 12, 2019 Louisiana Act 448: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
Oct. 12, 2019 Louisiana Act 446: Proposed Amendment No. 3 Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 6: Homestead Exemption Special Assessment Income Limit Amendment Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Payments in Lieu of Property Taxes Option Amendment Failed
Nov. 13, 2021 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Changes to Taxing Authority of Levee Districts Amendment Failed
Nov. 13, 2021 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Louisiana Changes to Taxing Authority of Levee Districts Amendment Failed
Nov. 13, 2021 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Reduction of the Maximum Individual Income Tax Rate Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 Louisiana SB 154 - Proposition 1: Louisiana Adjustment of Ad Valorem Tax Rates Amendment Pending
Nov. 8, 2022 Louisiana HB 143 - Proposition 3: Louisiana Limit on Assessed Value Increase of Reappraised Property in Orleans Parish Amendment Pending

Transportation

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 873: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 473: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 471: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Louisiana Act 720: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Passed

Unemployed and Low-Income

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed
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