2024 Ballot Measures

Higher Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2016 Alaska Ballot Measure Number 2: Allow Debt for Postsecondary Student Loans Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Alabama HB551: Statewide Amendment 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Amendment 3: A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the General Assembly to Establish, Operate and Regulate State Lotteries to Fund Scholarships and Grants for Arkansas Citizens Enrolled in Certified Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges and Universities in Arkansas Passed
May 18, 2010 Arizona Proposition 100: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending Article IX, Constitution of Arizona, by Adding Section 12.1; Relating to Temporary Transaction Privilege and Use Taxes. Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 Arizona SCR 1044 - Proposition 308: In-State Tuition for Non-Citizen Residents Measure Passed
Feb. 5, 2008 California Proposition 92: Community Colleges. Funding. Governance. Fees. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Failed
May 19, 2009 California Proposition 1B: Education Funding. Payment Plan. Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 58: Severance Taxes on the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 46: Discrimination and Preferential Treatment by the State Failed
Nov. 1, 2011 Colorado Proposition 103: Temporary Tax Increase for Public Education Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Florida Constitutional Amendment 8: Local Option Community College Funding Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (12): Appointment of Student Body President to Board of Governors of the State University System Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia HB 788: State-wide Referendum Question A Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Idaho S.J.R. 101: University of Idaho Tuition Passed
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
Nov. 4, 2008 Maryland HB 4: Video Lottery Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maryland Question 4: Public Institutions of Higher Education – Tuition Rates - Exemption Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Maine Question 3 - Bond Issue: Education Facility Bonds Passed
June 8, 2010 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Wind Energy Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Higher Education Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Maine Question 2: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Support Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Nursing Education To Enhance Economic Development Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Maine Question 5: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Invest in the Maine Community College System Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 4 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Maine measure: Question 5 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Missouri Proposition B: Relating to Cigarette Taxes Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Montana Referendum 118: 6-Mill Levy for Support of the Montana University System Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Montana Legislative Referendum LR-128: An act submitting a 6-mill levy for continued support of the Montana University system to the electorate; and providing an effective date and a termination date Passed
June 12, 2012 North Dakota Referendum Measure No. 4: Relates to the University of North Dakota Athletic Nickname and Logo Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3047: Constitutional Measure No. 3 Failed
Nov. 3, 2020 North Dakota Measure 1: Board of Higher Education Membership Amendment Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Jersey Public Question 1: Building Our Future Bond Act Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Bond Question 4: Higher Education and Special School Bonds Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment No. 1: Allow the Establishment of a College Scholarship Program for New Mexico Military War Veterans Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Bond Question D: Issuance and Sale of Higher Educational and Special Schools Capital Improvement and Acquisition Bonds Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Bond Question C: General Obligation Bond C Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 2: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 12, Section 13 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Change the Board of Regents of Northern New Mexico State School by Filling One Regent Position with a Student Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question C Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 New Mexico Bond Question C: Public Education Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Nevada Question 1: Board of Regents Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oklahoma Initiative Petition Number 403: State Question 779 Failed
May 18, 2010 Oregon Measure 69: Amends Constitution: Continues And Modernizes Authority For Lowest Cost Borrowing For Community Colleges And Public Universities. Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 86: Amends Constitution: Requires Creation of Fund for Oregonians Pursuing Post-Secondary Education, Authorizes State Indebtedness to Finance Fund Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 87: Amends Constitution: Permits Employment of State Judges by National Guard (Military Service) and State Public Universities (Teaching) Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oregon Measure Number 95: Oregon Public University Diversification of Investments Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 2: Higher Education Facilities Bonds $78,000,000 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 3: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 4: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 4: Leveraging Higher Education to Create 21st Century Jobs Bonds - $45,500,000 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Rhode Island Question 2: Higher Education Facilities Passed
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 1: Higher Education Facilities - $107,300,000 Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 Rhode Island HB 7213: Rhode Island Question 1, University Narragansett Bay Campus Bond Measure Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment R: South Dakota Governing Technical Education Institutes Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 1: Angelo State University Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 2: Educational Loans to College and University Students Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 4: Establishing the National Research University Fund Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 3 (SJR 50): Providing for the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds of the State of Texas to Finance Educational Loans to Students Passed
Nov. 7, 2023 Texas LRCA: Proposition 5, Texas Rename State University Research Fund and Establish Ongoing Revenue Source Amendment Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Washington HJR 4215: Investment of Higher Education Permanent Funds Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Washington Referendum Bill 52: Concerning Authorizing and Funding Bonds for Energy Efficiency Projects in Schools Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Washington Senate Joint Resolution 8223: Concerning Investments by the University of Washington and Washington State University Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Wyoming : Constitutional Amendment A Failed