2023 Ballot Measures

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 4: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 4 Failed
Nov. 3, 2020 Alabama Amendment 1: Alabama Citizen Requirement for Voting Amendment Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 1: An Amendment Concerning Voting, Qualifications of Voters and Election Officers, and the Time of Holding General Elections Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arizona Proposition 107: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Preferential Treatment or Discrimination Prohibition Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 Arizona SCR 1034 - Proposition 128: Legislative Changes to Ballot Initiatives with Invalid Provisions Amendment Failed
Nov. 3, 2020 California Proposition 24: Consumer Personal Information Law and Agency Initiative Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 California Proposition 17: Restores Right to Vote After Completion of Prison Term. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 46: Discrimination and Preferential Treatment by the State Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Colorado Amendment T: No Exception to Involuntary Servitude Prohibition Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Colorado Amendment A: Prohibit Slavery and Involuntary Servitude in All Circumstances Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Colorado Amendment 76: Citizenship Qualification of Electors Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Connecticut HJ 21: Voting Age Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Florida Amendment 1: Citizenship Requirement to Vote in Florida Elections Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Georgia Amendment 4: Provides and allows assertion of certain rights for victims of crime in the judicial process Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Iowa Constitutional Amendment Question: Qualifications of Electors Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois HJRCA 52: Proposed Addition of Section 8 to Article III of the Illinois Constitution Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois HJRCA 1: Proposed Amendment of Section 8.1 of Article I of the Illinois Constitution Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Kansas Constitutional Amendment Question No. 2: A Proposition to Amend Section 2 of Article 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, Relating to Qualification of Voters Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 10: Act No. 1053 - Criminal Defendants Trial by Jury Waiver Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Maryland Question 2: Trial by Jury Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Michigan Proposal 2: Search Warrant for Electronic Data Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Minnesota Proposed Amendment 2: Photo Identification Required for Voting Failed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri SJR 27: Constitutional Amendment 9 Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Mississippi Initiative #27: Voter Identification Passed
May 8, 2012 North Carolina Amendment 1: Defense of Marriage Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 North Dakota Initiated Statutory Measure No. 4: Relating to Prohibiting Smoking in Public Places and Worksites Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Nebraska Amendment 1: Remove Slavery as Punishment for Crime from Constitution Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 New Hampshire Constitutional Amendment Question 1: Relating to legal actions. Providing that taxpayers have standing to bring actions against the government Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 New Hampshire Constitutional Amendment Question 2: Relating to Privacy Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 New Jersey Public Question 4: Constitutional Amendment Concerning the Right to Vote for Certain Persons Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment No. 3: Modernize Language Regarding Qualified Electors Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Nevada Question 1: Amend Nevada Constitution (Voter Eligibility) Failed
Nov. 3, 2020 Nevada Question 4: Voter Rights Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 Nevada SJR 8 - Question 1: Equal Rights Amendment Passed
Nov. 2, 2021 New York Proposal 4: Allow for No-Excuse Absentee Voting Amendment Failed
Nov. 7, 2017 Ohio Issue 1: Rights for Crime Victims Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oklahoma State Question No. 746: Voter Identification, Proof of Identity Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 759: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Race or Sex in Public Employment, Education or Contracts Passed
May 20, 2008 Oregon Measure 52: Amends Constitution: Enables Crime Victims to Enforce Existing Constitutional Rights in Prosections, Delinquency Proceedings Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 54: Amends Constitution: Standardizes Voting Eligibility For School Board Elections With Other State And Local Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 89: Amends Constitution: State/Political Subdivision Shall Not Deny or Abridge Equality of Rights on Account of Sex Passed
May 18, 2021 Pennsylvania Proposed Constitutional Amendment - Article I: Prohibition Against Denial or Abridgement of Equality of Rights Because of Race or Ethnicity Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 South Carolina Amendment 2: Secret Union Voting Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 Tennessee SJR 648: Amendment 1 - Right to Work Amendment Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Vermont State Constitutional Amendment: Voter's Qualifications and Oath Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Washington Initiative 1000: Initiative Measure No. 1000 concerns allowing certain terminally ill competent adults to obtain lethal prescriptions. Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Washington Referendum 71: Referendum Measure No. 71 concerning rights and responsibilities of state-registered domestic partners Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Washington Referendum 74: Concerning Marriage for Same Sex Couples Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Washington Initiative Measure 735: An Act Relating to the Influence of Corporations and Money in Our Political System Passed
Nov. 5, 2019 Washington Initiative Measure No. 1000: Referendum Measure No. 88 Failed