2024 Ballot Measures

K-12 Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Alabama Statewide Amendment 3: Alabama Madison School Taxes Amendment 3 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. 6, 2018 Arizona Proposition 305: Amending Sections 15-2401, 15-2402, 15-2403 AND 42-2003, Arizona Revised Statutes; Amending Laws 2013, Chapter 250, Section 3; Relating to Empowerment Scholarship Accounts. Failed
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. 6, 2012 California Proposition 38: Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 California Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 California Proposition 58: California Education for a Global Economy Initiative Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 California Proposition 28: California Art and Music K-12 Education Funding Initiative Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 59: Education Funding and TABOR Rebates Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 50: Limited Gaming in Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek Passed
Nov. 1, 2011 Colorado Proposition 103: Temporary Tax Increase for Public Education Failed
Nov. 5, 2013 Colorado Amendment 66: Funding for Public Schools Failed
Nov. 5, 2013 Colorado Proposition AA: Colorado Marijuana Excise Tax and Sales Tax Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Proposition 104: A Change to the Colorado Revised Statutes Requiring Any Meeting of a Board of Education, or Any Meeting Between Any Representative of a School District and Any Representative of Employees, at Which a Collective Bargaining Agreement is Discussed to be Open to the Public Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 68: Shall State Taxes be Increased $114,500,000 Annually in the First Full Fiscal Year, and by Such Amounts that are Raised Thereafter, by Imposing a New Tax on Authorized Horse Racetracks' Adjusted Gross Proceeds from Limited Gaming to Increase Statewide Funding for K-12 Education, and, in Connection T Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Colorado Amendment 73: Funding for Public Schools Failed
Nov. 2, 2021 Colorado PROPOSITION 119 (STATUTORY): Learning Enriching and Academic Progress Program Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Florida Constitutional Amendment 8: Revision of the Class Size Requirements For Public Schools Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Georgia Amendment 2: To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes. Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Georgia Amendment 1: Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Georgia Amendment 1: Opportunity School District; Allow the General Assembly to Authorize the Establishment; Provide for State Intervention for Failing Schools Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Idaho Proposition 1: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Limiting Negotiated Agreements Between Teachers and Local School Boards and Ending the Practice of Issuing Renewable Contracts Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Idaho Proposition 3: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Amending School District Funding, Requiring Provision of Computing Devices and Online Courses for High School Graduation Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Idaho Proposition 2: Referendum to Approve or Reject Legislation Providing Teacher Performance Pay Based on State-Mandated Test Scores, Student Performance, Hard-to-Fill Positions and Leadership Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois Public Act 098-0794: Tax for Education Referendum Act Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Massachusetts Question 2: An Act to Allow Fair Access to Public Charter Schools Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Maryland HB 4: Video Lottery Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Maine Question 3: Citizen Initiative: An Act to Repeal the School District Consolidation Laws Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Maine Question 2: An Act To Establish The Fund to Advance Public Kindergarten to Grade 12 Education Passed
May 5, 2015 Michigan State Proposal - 15-1: Constitutional Amendment: Increase the Sales/Use Tax Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Missouri Proposition A: Casinos and Gambling Passed
Aug. 7, 2012 Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2: Religious Freedom in Public Places Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Missouri Proposition B: Relating to Cigarette Taxes Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri : Constitutional Amendment 3 Failed
Nov. 3, 2015 Mississippi : Alternative Measure 42A Failed
Nov. 3, 2015 Mississippi : Initiative Measure 42 Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Bond Question C: Issuance and Sale of Public School Facility Improvement, Bus Acquisition and Public School Books and Instructional Materials Acquisition Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Bond Question B: General Obligation Bond B Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question C Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada SRJ 16: Ballot Question No. 3 Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oklahoma State Question No. 744: Amount of Money the State Provides to Support Common Schools Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oklahoma Initiative Petition Number 403: State Question 779 Failed
Nov. 6, 2018 Oklahoma State Question No. 801: Ad valorem usage authorization Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 58: Prohibits Teaching Public School Student In Language Other Than English for More Than Two Years Failed
May 18, 2010 Oregon Measure 68: Revises Constitution: Allows State to Issue Bonds to Match Voter Approved School District Bonds for School Capital Costs. Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 85: Amends Constitution: Allocates Corporate Income/Excise Tax "Kicker" Refund to Additionally Fund K Through 12 Public Education Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oregon Measure Number 99: Act to Create the Outdoor School Education Fund to Allow All Oregon Students to Attend Outdoor School Passed
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 5: Early Childhood Care and Education Capital Fund - $15,000,000 Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 Rhode Island HB 7213: Rhode Island Question 2, Public School Buildings Bond Measure Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 South Dakota Referred Law 16: An Education Reform Act to Establish a Teacher Scholarship Program; Create a Program for Math and Science Teacher Bonuses; Create a Program for Teacher Merit Bonuses; Mandate a Uniform Teacher and Principal Evaluation System; and Eliminate State Requirements for Teacher Tenure 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. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 6 (SJR 26): Amending the Constitution to Increase the Amount of Principal that is Available for Withdrawal from the Permanent School Fund Each Year Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas SJR 1: Proposition 1 Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Utah Citizens' Referendum 1: Education Vouchers Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Utah Constitutional Amendment B: Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution -- Changes to School Funds Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Washington HJR 4204: School District Tax Levies Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Washington Initiative 1240: Concerning the Creation of a Public Charter School System Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Washington Initiative Measure No. 1351: Concerns K-12 education Passed
Nov. 3, 2020 Washington Referendum 90: Sex Education in Public Schools Measure Passed
Nov. 8, 2022 West Virginia HJR102 - Amendment 4: West Virginia Legislative Approval of the State Board of Education Rules Amendment Failed