2022 Ballot Measures

SELECTED STATE AND LOCAL BALLOT MEASURES OVERVIEW AND RESULTS

Initiatives, referenda, amendments, and propositions are on the ballot in several states and localities. 

 

Last updated:  11/14/2022 at 10:45AM ET

 

Disclaimer: The selected measures listed are not final and are subject to changes, additions, and eliminations. 

For additional information, please contact Meghan Holihan 


State Election Date Title Summary Result
Alabama 11/8/2022 The Constitution of Alabama 2022 This constitutional amendment would ratify the Constitution of Alabama of 2022, an updated and recompiled state constitution. The Constitution of Alabama of 2022 will only do the following: (1) rearrange the constitution so that similar subjects are located together; (2) remove racist language; (3) delete repeated or repealed portions/language; (4) place all amendments which deal with economic development together; and (5) arrange local amendments by county. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment would allow the legislature to deny bail for certain offenses. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment would allow the state or local government to grant federal award or other funds designated for broadband infrastructure by state law to public or private entities to expand or provide for broadband internet infrastructure. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 3 This constitutional amendment would require the Governor to provide notice to the Attorney General and the victim's family before granting a commutation or reprieve of a death sentence. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 4 This constitutional amendment would require the implementation date for any bill related to conducting general elections enacted in a calendar year in which a general election is to be held be at least six months before the general election. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 5 This constitutional amendment would remove the words "orphans' business" from the constitution. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 6 This constitutional amendment would authorize specific cities to use a previously established property tax to directly fund capital improvements in addition to using the revenue to repay bonds and other debt. TBD
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 7 This constitutional amendment would specify that counties and municipalities have authority to provide for financing economic and industrial development through the use of public funds, issuing bonds, and leasing property or lending bonds to a private entity. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 8 This constitutional amendment would provide that the Public Service Commission shall regulate certain private sewer systems in Shelby County. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 9 This constitutional amendment would provide that the Public Service Commission shall regulate certain private sewer systems in the town of Lake View. Passed
Alabama 11/8/2022 Statewide Amendment 10 This constitutional amendment would authorize the Code Commissioner to incorporate voter-approved constitutional amendments at the May 24 and November 8 elections into the new state constitution if the ratification question is also approved. Passed
Alaska 11/8/2022 Ballot Measure No. 1 - Constitutional Convention Question This constitutional amendment would asks voters whether to hold a state constitutional convention approved by the legislature TBD
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 308 This referendum grants statutory in-state tuition to state universities and community colleges for undocumented immigrants who are otherwise eligible. TBD
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 309 This state statute would make changes to Arizona's voter identification and mail-in ballot policies, including requiring dates of birth and voter identification numbers for mail-in ballots and eliminating the existing two-document alternative to photo ID for in-person voting. TBD
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 310 This state statute would create a 0.1% sales tax for 20 years to provide funding for the state's fire districts. TBD
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 128 This constitutional amendment would allow the legislature to amend or repeal voter-approved ballot initiatives if any portion has been declared unconstitutional or illegal by the Arizona Supreme Court or United States Supreme Court. Failed
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 129 This constitutional amendment would require that citizen initiated ballot measures embrace a single subject. TBD
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 130 This constitutional amendment would allow the legislature to set certain property tax exemption amounts and qualifications and consolidate the constitution's property tax exemption provisions into a single article. Passed
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 131 This constitutional amendment would create the position of lieutenant governor, who would be elected on a joint ticket with the governor, and would succeed the governor in case of a vacancy. TBD
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 132 This constitutional amendment would require a 60% vote for voters to pass ballot measures to approve taxes. TBD
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 209 This referendum would set a limit on interest rates for debt accrued from receiving healthcare services equal to either the weekly average one-year constant maturity treasury yield or 3%, as well as increasing the amount of value for certain property and earnings exempt from attachment, execution, forced sale, and any other debt collection processes. Passed
Arizona 11/8/2022 Proposition 211 This referendum would require that persons or entities that make an independent expenditure of $50,000 or more on a statewide campaign or $25,000 or more on a local campaign must disclose the names of the money's original sources, which would be defined as the persons or businesses that earned the money being spent. Passed
Arkansas 11/8/2022 TBD This constitutional amendment would allow the state legislature to call itself into extraordinary sessions upon a joint proclamation from the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro Tempore or upon a proclamation signed by two-thirds of the members in each chamber. Failed
Arkansas 11/8/2022 Constitutional Amendment and Ballot Initiative Reform Amendment This constitutional amendment would require a 60% supermajority vote of approval for initiated constitutional amendments and initiated state statute adoption. Failed
Arkansas 11/8/2022 Arkansas Religious Freedom Amendment This constitutional amendment would provide that the government shall not burden a person's freedom of religion even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability. Failed
California 11/8/2022 Proposition 1 This constitutional amendment would prohibit the state from interfering with or denying an individual's reproductive freedom, which is defined to include a right to an abortion and a right to contraceptives. Passed
California 11/8/2022 Proposition 26 This constitutional amendment would legalize sports betting at American Indian gaming casinos and licensed racetracks. Tax profits derived from sports betting at racetracks would be 10%. Roulette and dice games such as craps at tribal casinos would also be legalized. Failed
California 11/8/2022 Proposition 27 This constitutional amendment would legalize online sports betting statewide. A gaming tribe, online sports betting platform provider with an operating agreement with a gaming tribe, or a qualified gaming entity with a market access agreement with a gaming tribe may offer, conduct, and/or operate online sports betting. Directs tax and licensing revenues first to regulatory costs, then remainder to: 85% to homelessness programs and 15% to nonparticipating tribes. Failed
California 11/8/2022 Proposition 28 This initiative would require a minimum source of annual funding for K-12 public schools, including charter schools, to fund arts education programs. Passed
California 11/8/2022 Proposition 29 This initiative would require chronic dialysis clinics to employ at least one licensed physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant to be present on site during all time that in-center patients are being treated. It would also enact staffing requirements, reporting requirements, ownership disclosure, and closing requirements for chronic dialysis clinics. Failed
California 11/8/2022 Proposition 30 This initiative would provide funding for programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing the tax on personal income over $2 million. Failed
California 11/8/2022 Proposition 31 This referendum would uphold the existing ban on flavored tobacco sales. Passed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Amendment D This constitutional amendment would direct the Governor to assign judges from the 18th Judicial District to the new 23rd Judicial District by November 30 2024 and require these judges to establish residence in the new 23rd District by January 7, 2025. Passed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Amendment E This constitutional amendment would extend an existing primary residency property tax exemption available to qualifying seniors and disabled veterans to the surviving spouses of military service members who died in the line of duty and the surviving spouses of veterans who died as a result of service-related injury or disease. Passed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Amendment F This constitutional amendment would make changes to charitable gaming operations including repealing a ban on paying managers and operators, allowing the legislature to licensing criteria, and reducing the length of time it takes to obtain a license. Failed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Proposition 121 This initiative would reduce the state income tax rate from 4.55% to 4.40% for tax years commencing on or after January 1, 2022. Passed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Proposition FF This referendum would reduce income tax for those earning 300,000 or more and would create and fund the Healthy School Meals for All Program. Passed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Proposition GG This referendum would require the ballot titles and fiscal impact summaries for initiatives that affect income taxes to include information on how the change would affect income taxes for different categories of income. Passed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Proposition 122 This initiative would define certain psychedelic plant and fungi as natural medicine and decriminalize personal use, growth, and transportation of natural medicines for persons aged 21 and older. It would also create the Regulated Natural Medicine Access Program for licensed healing centers to administer natural medicine services. Passed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Proposition 123 This initiative would create the State Affordable Housing Fund and 0.1% of state income tax revenue to fund housing programs. Passed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Proposition 124 This initiative would incrementally increase the number of retail liquor store licenses an individual may own or hold a share in. Failed
Colorado 11/8/2022 Proposition 125 This initiative would create a new fermented malt beverage and wine retailer license to allow grocery stores, convenience stores, and other businesses that are licensed to sell beer to also sell wine for off-site consumption. TBD
Colorado 11/8/2022 Proposition 126 This initiative would allow retail establishments licensed to sell alcohol for off-site consumption to offer a delivery service or provide for a third-party alcohol delivery service. Failed
Connecticut 11/8/2022 TBD This constitutional amendment would allow the legislature to provide for early voting. Passed
Florida 11/8/2022 Abolishing the Constitution Revision Commission This constitutional amendment would abolish the Constitution Revision Commission. This commission meets at 20-year intervals as a method of submitting proposed amendments or revisions to the State Constitution to electors of the state for approval. Failed
Florida 11/8/2022 Limitation on Assessment of Real Property Used for Residential Purposes This constitutional amendment would authorize the legislature to pass laws prohibiting flood resistance improvements made to a home from being taken into consideration when determining a property's assessed value for property tax purposes. Failed
Florida 11/8/2022 Additional Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Specified Critical Public Services Workforce This constitutional amendment would authorize the legislature to provide an additional homestead property tax exemption on $50,000 of assessed value on property owned by certain public service workers including teachers, law enforcement officers, emergency medical personnel, active duty members of the military and Florida National Guard, and child welfare service employees. Failed
Georgia 11/8/2022 Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment would authorize local governments to grant temporary tax relief. Passed
Georgia 11/8/2022 Referedum B This measure would expand certain property tax exemptions for agricultural equipment and farm products to allow family-owned dairy and egg production farms. Passed
Georgia 11/8/2022 Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment would suspend compensation for the outlined public officials while the individual is suspended from office for being indicted for a felony. Passed
Georgia 11/8/2022 Amendment 3 This statute would exempt timber equipment from ad valorem property taxes beginning on January 1, 2023. Passed
Idaho 11/8/2022 SJR 102 This constitutional amendment would allow the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House to convene a special session of the legislature upon receiving a joint written request from 60% of the members of each chamber to consider topics specified in the request. Passed
Illinois 11/8/2022 TBD This constitutional amendment would establish a state constitutional right for employees to organize and bargain collectively through representatives of their choosing to negotiate "wages, hours, and working conditions and to protect their economic welfare and safety at work. Passed
Iowa 11/8/2022 Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment would add a right to own and bear firearms to the Iowa Constitution and require strict scrutiny for any alleged violations of the right brought before a court. Passed
Kansas 8/2/2022 Value Them Both Amendment This constitutional amendment would affirm there is no Kansas constitutional right to abortion or to require the government funding of abortion. It would permit the legislature to pass laws regulating the procedure. Failed
Kansas 11/8/2022 Rules and Regulations Amendment This constitutional amendment would authorize the legislature to revoke or suspend an executive agency's rules and regulations by a simple majority vote TBD
Kansas 11/8/2022 Sherriff Election Amendment This constitutional amendment would require the election of county sheriffs in counties that had not abolished the office as of January 2022 and provide that sheriffs may be recalled from office or removed by a writ of quo warranto initiated by the attorney general. Passed
Kentucky 11/8/2022 TBD This constitutional amendment would remove legislative session end dates and limit odd-year sessions to 30 legislative days and even-year sessions are limited to 60 legislative days. This would also allow the legislature to change session end date with a three-fifths vote in each chamber, and provide a special legislative session for up to 12 days to be called by the House speaker and Senate president. Failed
Kentucky 11/8/2022 Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment would create a new section to state that nothing in the state constitution protects or secures a right to abortion or requires the funding of abortion. Failed
Louisiana 11/8/2022 Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment would allow ad valorem tax rates to be increased by a two-thirds vote of a taxing authority up to the maximum rate allowed by the constitution until the authorized rate expires. Passed
Louisiana 11/8/2022 Amendment 3 This constitutional amendment would allow local governments to waive water charges for customers if water is lost due to water delivery infrastructure damages that were not caused by the customer's actions or failure to act. Passed
Louisiana 11/8/2022 Amendment 6 This constitutional amendment would limit the increase of residential property in Orleans Parish to 10% of the property's assessed value from the prior year beginning in 2023. TBD
Louisiana 11/8/2022 Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment increases the portion of certain state funds that can be invested in stocks from 35% to 65%. Failed
Louisiana 11/8/2022 Amendment 3 This constitutional amendment would allow classified service and civil service employees to publicly support the election campaigns of individuals in their immediate family when off duty. Failed
Louisiana 11/8/2022 Amendment 7 This constitutional amendment would remove language from the state constitution that allows involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime. Failed
Louisiana 11/8/2022 Amendment 8 This constitutional amendment would remove the annual income recertification requirement to receive special assessment property tax rates for homeowners that are permanently and totally disabled. Passed
Louisiana 11/8/2022 Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment would expand property tax exemptions for certain disabled veterans and extend property tax exemptions to the spouse of a deceased veteran with disabilities. Passed
Maryland 11/8/2022 Amendment 3 This constitutional amendment would increase from $15,000 to $25,000 the minimum amount in controversy that guarantees a right to a jury trial in civil cases. Passed
Maryland 11/8/2022 Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment would require candidates for the state legislature maintain a primary place of abode in the district they wish to represent for at least six months prior to the date of their election or for as long as the district has been in existence and changing all gendered language in the amended sections to gender-neutral language. Passed
Maryland 11/8/2022 Amendment 4 This constitutional amendment would legalize marijuana use for adults 21 years of age or older beginning in July 2023 and directing the Maryland State Legislature to pass laws for the use, distribution, regulation, and taxation of marijuana. Passed
Maryland 11/8/2022 Amendment 5 This constitutional amendment would include Howard County in the list of counties that requires circuit court judges to serve on their respective county's orphan's court. Passed
Massachusetts 11/8/2022 Question 1 This constitutional amendment would create an additional income tax of 4% for income over $1 million, in addition to the existing 5% flat-rate income tax, and would dedicate revenue to education and transportation purposes. Passed
Massachusetts 11/8/2022 Question 2 This referendum would enact a medical loss ratio of 83% for dental insurance plans beginning on January 1, 2024. Passed
Massachusetts 11/8/2022 Question 3 This referendum would change the number of licenses per establishment granted incrementally from no more than 12 in 2023 to no more than 18 by 2031 and prohibits in-store automated and self-checkout sales of alcohol. Failed
Massachusetts 11/8/2022 Question 4 This veto referendum would change who is authorized to receive a driver's license. Passed
Michigan 11/8/2022 Proposal 1 This constitutional amendment would change the term limits requirement for state legislators and financial disclosure requirements for state executive and legislative officials. Passed
Michigan 11/8/2022 Proposal 2 This constitutional amendment would make changes to voting policies, including dropboxes, photo ID or signed legal document, nine days of early voting, and absentee voting for every election. Passed
Michigan 11/8/2022 Proposal 3 This constitutional amendment would create a state constitutional right to reproductive freedom. Passed
Missouri 11/8/2022 Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment allows the state treasurer to invest state funds in highly rated municipal securities and to authorize the state legislature to pass laws allowing the treasurer to invest in "other reasonable and prudent financial instruments and securities". Failed
Missouri 11/8/2022 Amendment 5 This constitutional amendment would give the Missouri National Guard its own department within the state government. Passed
Missouri 11/8/2022 Amendment 4 This constitutional amendment would permit the legislature to pass a law requiring localities to increase minimum funding, before December 31, 2026, for a police force established by a state board of police commissioners to ensure they have additional resources to serve their communities. Passed
Missouri 11/8/2022 Amendment 3 This constitutional amendment would legalize the purchase, possession, consumption, use, delivery, manufacturing, and sale of marijuana for personal use for adults over the age of twenty-one; allow individuals convicted of non-violent marijuana-related offenses to petition to be released from incarceration and/or have their records expunged; and impose a 6% tax on the sale of marijuana. Passed
Missouri 11/8/2022 Convention Question This measure would require the governor to call an election of delegates to serve at a convention for the purpose of revising or amending the Missouri Constitution. Any revisions or amendments will then be put to a vote of the people for their consideration. Failed
Montana 11/8/2022 C-48 This constitutional amendment would require a search warrant to access electronic data or electronic communications. Passed
Montana 11/8/2022 Legislative Referendum 131 This referendum would adopt the Born-Alive Infant Protection Act which states that infants born alive at any stage of development are legal persons; require medical care to be provided to infants born alive after an induced labor, cesarean section, attempted abortion, or another method, and establish a $50,000 fine and/or 20 years in prison as the maximum penalty for violating the law. Definitions provided for "born alive," "health care provider," and "medical facility. Failed
Nebraska 11/8/2022 Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment would authorize local governments to spend revenue to develop commercial air travel service at local airports. Passed
Nebraska 11/8/2022 Initiative 432 This constitutional amendment would require a valid photographic identification to vote. Passed
Nebraska 11/8/2022 Initiative 433 This referendum would increase the state's minimum wage incrementally to $15 by 2026. Passed
Nevada 11/8/2022 Question 1 This constitutional amendment would add a new section to the Nevada Constitution that states, "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by this State or any of its political subdivisions on account of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, ancestry or national origin." Passed
Nevada 11/8/2022 Question 2 This constitutional amendment would incrementally increases the minimum wage in Nevada to $12 per hour for all employees by July 1, 2024. Passed
Nevada 11/8/2022 Question 3 This constitutional amendment would establish open top-five primaries and ranked-choice voting for general elections. Passed
New Hampshire 11/8/2022 Resolution 21 This constitutional amendment would make the local registers of probate a non-elected position. Failed
New Hampshire 11/8/2022 Article 100(b) This measure would ask voters if the state should hold a constitutional convention to propose revisions and amendments to the state’s constitution. Failed
New Mexico 11/8/2020 Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment would permit the legislature to appropriate state funds or resources to provide for infrastructure for internet, energy, water, wastewater, or other similar services for primarily residential purposes. Passed
New Mexico 11/8/2020 Amendment 3 This constitutional amendment would provide that an appointed judge shall be up for election at the first general election one year after being appointed. At the election, the winning candidate would serve the remainder of the term in effect. Passed
New Mexico 11/8/2020 Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment would devote funds to early childhood programs from the Land Grant Permanent Fund. Passed
North Dakota 11/8/2020 Marijuana Legalization Initiative This initiated statutory measure would legalize the possession of cannabis for adults 21 and older; allow individuals to grow up to three cannabis plants; and establish by October 1, 2023, an adult-use cannabis program to regulate production and distribution. Failed
North Dakota 11/8/2020 Term Limits Initiative This constitutional amendment would create term limits for state legislators and the governor. Passed
Ohio 11/8/2022 Issue 1 This constitutional amendment would require Ohio judges to "use factors such as public safety, including the seriousness of the offense, and a person's criminal record" when setting amounts and conditions of bail. Passed
Ohio 11/8/2022 Issue 2 This constitutional amendment would prohibit local governments from allowing noncitizens to vote in local elections. Passed
Oregon 11/8/2022 Measure 111 This constitutional amendment would deem clinically appropriate and affordable health care a fundamental right. TBD
Oregon 11/8/2022 Measure 112 This constitutional amendment would repeal language in the state constitution allowing slavery or involuntary servitude as criminal punishments. Passed
Oregon 11/8/2022 Measure 113 This constitutional amendment would disqualify state legislators from re-election following the end of their term if they are absent from 10 legislative floor sessions without permission or excuse. Passed
Oregon 11/8/2022 Measure 114 This initiated statutory measure would outline a procedure to apply for a permit-to-purchase a firearm and prohibits ammunition magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. TBD
South Carolina 11/8/2022 Amendment 1 This amendment would increase the General Reserve Fund from 5% to 7% of state general fund revenue incrementally by one-half percent each year Passed
South Carolina 11/8/2022 Amendment 2 This amendment would increase the Capital Reserve Fund from 2% to 3% of state general fund revenue Passed
South Dakota 6/7/2022 Constitutional Amendment C This constitutional amendment would require a three-fifths vote requirement for certain initiated or legislature-approved constitutional amendments and initiated or legislature-referred measures. Failed
South Dakota 11/8/2020 Constitutional Amendment D This constitutional amendment would expand Medicaid eligibility to persons over age 18 and under 65 whose income is at or below 133% of the federal poverty level, plus 5% of the federal poverty level for the applicable family size as provided in federal law. Passed
South Dakota 11/8/2020 Initiated Measure 27 This initiated statutory measure would legalize marijuana use, possession, and distribution for individuals 21 and over. Failed
Tennessee 11/8/2022 Constitutional Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment would prohibit any person, corporation, association, or this state or its political subdivisions to deny or attempt to deny employment to any person by reason of the person's membership in, affiliation with, resignation from, or refusal to join or affiliate with any labor union or employee organization. Passed
Tennessee 11/8/2022 Constitutional Amendment 3 This constitutional amendment would clarify that while slavery and involuntary servitude are prohibited in the state, duly convicted inmates will not be prohibited from working. Passed
Tennessee 11/8/2022 Constitutional Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment establishes the line of succession for Acting Governor. Passed
Tennessee 11/8/2022 Constitutional Amendment 4 This constitutional amendment would remove a section of the Tennessee Constitution that disqualifies religious ministers from being elected to the Tennessee General Assembly. Passed
Texas 5/7/2022 Proposition 1 This constitutional amendment would permit the legislature to reduce the property tax limit for school maintenance and operations taxes imposed on the homesteads of elderly or disabled residents to reflect any tax rate reduction enacted by law from the preceding tax year. Passed
Texas 5/7/2022 Proposition 2 This constitutional amendment would increase the homestead exemption for school district property taxes from $25,000 to $40,000. Passed
Utah 11/8/2022 Resolution 12 This constitutional amendment would increase the limit on appropriations the state legislature can make in an emergency session called by legislative leaders from 1% of the previous fiscal year's budget to 5%, exempt emergency federal funding from the limit, and exempt any appropriations that decrease total spending for the year from the limit. Failed
Vermont 11/8/2022 Proposal 2 This constitutional amendment would clarify that slavery and indentured servitude in any form are prohibited in the state. Passed
Vermont 11/8/2022 Proposal 5 This constitutional amendment would guarantee that an individual's right to personal reproductive autonomy is central to the liberty and dignity to determine one's own life course and shall not be denied or infringed unless justified by a compelling State interest achieved by the least restrictive means Passed
Washington 11/8/2022 This advisory vote advises the legislature to either maintain or repeal a tax increase on aircraft fuel from 11 cents to 18 cents per gallon passed in Senate Bill 5974. Repealed
Washington 11/8/2022 This advisory vote advises the legislature to either maintain or repeal a tax on transportation network companies passed in House Bill 2076. TBD
West Virginia 11/8/2022 Amendment 4 This constitutional amendment would clarify that the policy-making and rule-making authority of the State Board of Education is subject to legislative review, approval, amendment, or rejection. Failed
West Virginia 11/8/2022 Amendment 2 This constitutional amendment would authorize the legislature to exempt tangible machinery and equipment personal property and tangible inventory personal property directly used in business activity from ad valorem property taxation by general law. Failed
West Virginia 11/8/2022 Amendment 1 This constitutional amendment would signify that no state court has jurisdiction to intervene in impeachment proceedings of the West Virginia House of Delegates or the state Senate. Failed
West Virginia 11/8/2022 Amendment 3 This constitutional amendment would remove the prohibition on incorporating religious denominations and churches and authorize the state legislature to provide for the incorporation of churches or religious denominations by law. Failed
Wyoming 11/8/2022 Constitutional Amendment A This constitutional amendment would allow the funds of counties, cities and other political subdivisions to be invested in equities to the extent and in the manner the legislature may allow by law. Any law authorizing the investment of specified political subdivision funds in equities would require a two-thirds vote of both houses of the legislature. Passed
Wyoming 11/8/2022 Judicial Retirement Age Amendment This constitutional amendment would increase the mandatory judicial retirement age from 70 to 75 for state supreme court justices and district court judges. Passed
Selected Local Ballot Measures
Locality Date Title Summary Result
St. Louis, MO 4/5/2022 Proposition R This charter amendment would create a redistricting commission to draw future City Aldermen districts. It would require Aldermen to publicize their financial disclosure forms. It additionally would prohibit the Board of Aldermen from overturning the will of the people pertaining to voter-enacted reforms that create competitive elections and elect candidates with broad support. Passed
Travis County, TX 5/7/2022 Proposition A This ordinance would eliminate enforcement of low-level marijuana offenses and ban the use of “no knock” warrants by Austin police. Passed
Philadelphia, PA 5/17/2022 Question 4 This ordinance would amend the city home rule charter would establish the Fair Housing Commission as an independent commission to administer and enforce statutes and ordinances concerning unfair rental practices and certain other matters concerning the landlord and tenant relationship and to adjudicate disputes related to such matters. (The commission is currently operating as a mayor-appointed board.) Passed
Washington, DC 11/8/2022 Initiative Measure 82 This initiative measure would gradually increase the minimum wage guaranteed to tipped workers to match the current district minimum wage ($15.20) by 2027. Passed
Los Angeles, CA 11/8/2022 United to House LA This initiative would implement a one-time 4% tax on sales and transfers of real property exceeding specified thresholds. Qualified affordable housing organizations would be exempt. Funds would be allocated towards tenant assistance programs and affordable housing TBD
Orange County, FL 11/8/2022 Rent Stabilization Ordinance Approval by voters would implement the Orange County Rent Stabilization Ordinance, which limits rent increases for certain residential rental units in multifamily structures to the average annual increase in the Consumer Price Index, and requires the County to create a process for landlords to request an exception to the limitation. TBD