Their Biographies, Issue Positions, Voting Records, Public Statements, Ratings and their Funders.

2021 Ballot Measures

Entitlements and the Safety Net

Election Date State Title Outcome
April 1, 2007 Alaska Advisory Vote: Prohibit Employment Benefits to Same-Sex Partners of Public Employees Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Alaska Bonding Proposition A: State Guaranteed Veterans Residential Mortgage Bonds, $600,000,000 Passed
June 1, 2007 Alabama Amendment 2: Funds for Health Care Costs Passed
Sept. 18, 2012 Alabama Act No. 2012-490: To Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to Provide a New Procedure for Distributions Made from the Alabama Trust Fund Beginning with the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year; to Provide Further for Distributions Made from the County and Municipal Government Capital Improvement Trust Fund... Passed
May 17, 2016 Arizona Proposition 124: Proposed Amendment to the Arizona Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Public Retirement Systems Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Arizona Proposition 125: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending Article XXIX, Section 1, Constitution of Arizona; Relating to Public Retirement Systems. Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 California Proposition 52: State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Colorado Proposed Initiative 101: State Minimum Wage Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (8): Religious Freedom Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Florida Ballot Number 7: First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Universities Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Idaho Proposition Two: An initiative to provide that the state shall amend its state plan to expand Medicaid eligibility to certain persons. Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Illinois : Proposed Amendment to the 1970 Illinois Constitution Relating to Pension or Retirement Benefit Increase for Public Employees and Officials Passed
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 3: State Retirement System Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 7: Retirement Fund Investment Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 6: Act No. 1048 - Public Retirement System Legislative Regulations Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 422: Louisiana Public Retirement System Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 3 (Act 872 - SB 21): Public Pension Bill Filing Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 5 (Act 868 - HB 9): Forfeiture Retirement Benefit Pubic Officials/Convicted Felon Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Maine Question 2: An Act To Enhance Access to Affordable Health Care Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Maine Question 4: Resolution, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Reduce Volatility in State Pension Funding Requirements Caused by the Financial Markets Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 1 Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Missouri Proposition B: Home Care Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Montana Initiative 155: Healthy Montana Kids Plan Act Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Montana Legislative Referendum No.121: Referendum to Require Proof of Citizenship to Receive State Service Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Montana I-185: Raise Tobacco Taxes to Fund Health Care Programs Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Nebraska measure: Initiative Measure 427 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Jersey Public Question 1: Constitutional Amendment to Dedicate Assessment on Wages by the State to the Payment of Employee Benefits Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New York Proposal 1: Additional Civil Service Credit for Members of the Armed Forces of the United States Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 New York Proposal 2: Additional Civil Service Credit for Veterans with Disabilities Certified Post-Appointment Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 New York Proposal 2: Allowing the complete or partial forfeiture of a public officer's pension if he or she is convicted of a certain type of felony Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Ohio Issue 1: Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Authorize the State to Issue Bonds to Provide Compensation to Veterans of the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Oregon Measure 50: Amends Constitution: Dedicates Funds to Provide Health Care for Children, Fund Tobacco Prevention, through Increased Tobacco Tax Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 South Carolina Constitutional Amendment 2b: Independent Trusts for Public Employee Pension Plans Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 South Carolina Constitutional Amendment 2a: Public Employee Pension Plans Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 South Dakota Initiative Measure 15: An Initiated Measure to Increase State General Sales and Use Taxes for Additional K-12 Public Education and Medicaid Funding Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Utah Proposition 3: Utah Decides Healthcare Act Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Washington Initiative Measure 1082: Concerning Industrial Insurance Failed