2024 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. 8, 2022 Nevada AJR 10 - Question 2: Minimum Wage Amendment 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. 5, 2024 South Dakota Amendment 2: South Dakota Medicaid Work Requirement Amendment Pending
Nov. 6, 2018 Utah Proposition 3: Utah Decides Healthcare Act Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Washington Initiative Measure 1082: Concerning Industrial Insurance Failed
April 4, 2023 Wisconsin Question 1: Conditions of Release Before Conviction Passed