2023 Ballot Measures

Animals and Wildlife

Election Date State Title Outcome
Aug. 26, 2008 Alaska Ballot Measure 2: An Act prohibiting the shooting of wolves and grizzly bears with the use of aircraft Failed
Aug. 26, 2008 Alaska Ballot Measure 4: An Act to protect Alaska's clean water Failed
Aug. 28, 2012 Alaska Ballot Measure 2: An Act Establishing the Alaska Coastal Management Program Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 4 - 12BBAY: An Act Providing for Protection of Bristol Bay Wild Salmon and Waters Within or Flowing into the Existing 1972 Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Alaska 17FSH2: An act providing for the protection of wild salmon and fish and wildlife habitat Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 5 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arkansas Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1: Amending The Arkansas Constitution To Create a Constitutional Right To Hunt, Fish, Trap, And Harvest Wildlife. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arizona Proposition 109: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Hunting and Fishing Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 California Proposition 2: Treatment of Farm Animals Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 California Proposition 21: Establishes $18 Annual Vehicle License Surcharge to Help Fund State Parks and Wildlife Programs. Grants Surcharged Vehicles Free Admission to All State Parks. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 California Proposition 3: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 58: Severance Taxes on the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Failed
Nov. 3, 2020 Colorado Proposition 114: Reintroduction and Management of Gray Wolves Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Florida Ballot Number 13: Ends Dog Racing Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Iowa Measure 1: Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Idaho House Joint Resolution 2: Proposing a New Section to the Constitution of the State of Idaho to Provide That the Rights to Hunt, Fish and Trap, Including by the Use of Traditional Methods, Are a Valued Part of the Heritage of the State of Idaho and Shall Forever be Preserved for the People and Managed Through the Laws, Rules Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Indiana Public Question 1: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to Article 1 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana Concerning Natural and Cultural Resources. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Kansas Constitutional Amendment Question No. 1: A Proposition to Amend Section 4 of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, Relating to the Right to Bear Arms Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Kansas HCR 5008: Right of Public to Hunt, Fish and Trap Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Kentucky Constitutional Amendment: An Act Proposing to Amend the Constitution of Kentucky Relating to Hunting, Fishing, and Harvesting Wildlife Passed
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
Nov. 4, 2008 Massachusetts Question 3: Act to Protect Greyhounds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 3: Expanding Prohibitions on Gaming Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Massachusetts Question 3: An Act to Prevent Cruelty to Farm Animals Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 4 - Bond Issue: Land Conservation Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 3: Bond Issue - Land and Conservation Easements Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine IB 1/LD 1745: Question 1: Citizen Initiative Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 572 and Public Law 608: Question 2: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 592: Question 7: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Michigan Referendum of Public Act 520 of 2012: State Proposal 14-1 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Michigan Referendum of Public Act 21 of 2013: Proposal 14-2 Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Minnesota HF 2285: Dedicated Funding for Natural Resources and Arts Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Missouri Proposition B: Dog Breeding Regulations Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Mississippi HCR 30: Statewide Initiative Measure No. 1 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Montana Initiative No. 161: Hunter Access Program Funding Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Montana Initiative Number 177: Prohibit the Use of Traps and Snares for Animals by the Public on Any Public Lands within Montana Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 North Carolina SB 677: An Act to Amend the North Carolina Constitution to Protect the Right to Hunt, Fish, and Harvest Wildlife Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 North Dakota Initiated Statutory Measure No. 2: Fee Killing of Certain Captive Game Animals Prohibited - Penalty - Exception Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 North Dakota Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 3: Relating to Practices of Farming and Ranching Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 North Dakota Initiated Statutory Measure No. 5: Relating to the Prevention of Animal Cruelty Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Nebraska Proposed Amendment 2: Constitutional Amendment to Establish the Right to Hunt, to Fish, and to Harvest Wildlife and That Public Hunting, Fishing, and Harvesting of Wildlife is a Preferred Means of Managing and Controlling Wildlife Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Ohio Issue 2: Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Create the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oklahoma State Question 742: Right to Hunt, Trap, Fish and Take Game and Fish Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 76: Amends Constitution: Continues Lottery Funding for Parks, Beaches, Wildlife Habitat, Watershed Protection Beyond 2014; Modifies Funding Process Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 81: Prohibits Commercial Non-tribal Fishing with Gillnets in Oregon "Inland Waters," Allows use of Seine Nets Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oregon Measure Number 100: Wildlife Trafficking Prevention Act Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 South Carolina Amendment 1: Right to Hunt and Fish Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Tennessee Constitutional Amendment #1: Hunting and Fishing Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 10: Office of Inspector of Hides and Animals Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas SJR 22: Proposition 6 Passed
Nov. 5, 2019 Texas SJR 24: Proposition 5 Passed
Nov. 5, 2019 Texas SJR 32: Proposition 10 Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Utah Amendment E: Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Washington : Initiative Measure No. 1401 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Wyoming Constitutional Amendment B: Right to Hunt, Fish and Trap Passed