2022 Rhode Island Ballot Measures

Agriculture and Food

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Rhode Island Question 2: Open Space and Recreational Development Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 6: Environmental Management Bonds $20,000,000 Passed

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 5: Creative and Cultural Economy Bonds Passed
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 6: Cultural Arts and the Economy Grant Program and State Preservation Grants Program - $7,000,000 Passed

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Rhode Island Question 1: Transportation Bonds Passed

Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2018 Rhode Island Question 1: Rhode Island School Buildings Passed

Environment

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Rhode Island Question 2: Open Space and Recreational Development Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 5: Clean Water Finance Agency Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 6: Environmental Management Bonds $20,000,000 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 7: Clean Water, Open Space, and Healthy Communities Bonds Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 6: Green Economy Bonds - $35,000,000 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Rhode Island Question 3: Green Economy and Clean Water Passed
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 2: Beach, Clean Water and Green Bond - $74,000,000 Passed

Federal, State and Local Relations

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 2: Amendment to the Constitution of the State Passed

Government Budget and Spending

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 2: Higher Education Facilities Bonds $78,000,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 4: Open Space and Recreation Bonds $14,700,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 3: Transportation Bonds $84,700,000 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 4: Veterans' Home Bond Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 3: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 7: Affordable Housing Bonds $25,000,000 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 5: Clean Water Finance Agency Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 6: Environmental Management Bonds $20,000,000 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 4: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 5: Creative and Cultural Economy Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 6: Mass Transit Hub Infrastructure Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 7: Clean Water, Open Space, and Healthy Communities Bonds Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 5: Port Infrastructure Bonds - $70,000,000 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 7: Housing Opportunity Bonds - $50,000,000 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 3: Veterans Home Bonds - $27,000,000 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 6: Green Economy Bonds - $35,000,000 Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Rhode Island Question 1: Rhode Island School Buildings Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Rhode Island Question 2: Higher Education Facilities Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Rhode Island Question 3: Green Economy and Clean Water Passed

Government Operations

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 1: Amendment to the Constitution of the State (Changing the Official Name of the State) Failed

Higher Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
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

Housing and Property

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Rhode Island Question 2: Open Space and Recreational Development Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 4: Veterans' Home Bond Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 7: Affordable Housing Bonds $25,000,000 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 7: Housing Opportunity Bonds - $50,000,000 Passed
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 3: Housing and Community Opportunity - $65,000,000 Passed

Infrastructure

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 2: Higher Education Facilities Bonds $78,000,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 4: Open Space and Recreation Bonds $14,700,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 3: Transportation Bonds $84,700,000 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 3: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 5: Clean Water Finance Agency Bonds Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 5: Port Infrastructure Bonds - $70,000,000 Passed
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Questions 4: Transportation Infrastructure State Match - $71,700,000 Passed
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 7: Industrial Facilities Infrastructure - $60,000,000 Passed

K-12 Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 5: Early Childhood Care and Education Capital Fund - $15,000,000 Passed

Legislative Branch

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 2: Restoration of Ethics Commission Jurisdiction Over General Assembly Members Passed

Minors and Children

Election Date State Title Outcome
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 5: Early Childhood Care and Education Capital Fund - $15,000,000 Passed

Natural Resources

Election Date State Title Outcome
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Question 2: Beach, Clean Water and Green Bond - $74,000,000 Passed

Transportation

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Rhode Island Question 1: Transportation Bonds Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 4: Open Space and Recreation Bonds $14,700,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 3: Transportation Bonds $84,700,000 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Rhode Island Question 6: Mass Transit Hub Infrastructure Bonds Passed
March 2, 2021 Rhode Island Questions 4: Transportation Infrastructure State Match - $71,700,000 Passed

Unemployed and Low-Income

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 7: Affordable Housing Bonds $25,000,000 Passed

Veterans

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 4: Veterans' Home Bond Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 3: Veterans Home Bonds - $27,000,000 Passed
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