Election Information
2012 General Election
Ballot Measures
Last updated on August 31, 2012 at 12:51:28 PM
Ken Bennett
Unofficial
CONSTITUTIONAL & INITIATIVE PETITIONS Last day to file petitions: July 5, 2012 at 5 p.m. ARGUMENTS FOR OR AGAINST BALLOT MEASURES Last day to file: July 11, 2012 at 5 p.m. All signatures appearing with the argument must be originals and must be notarized. FEE FOR SUBMITTING AN ARGUMENT The fee for submitting an argument for or against a ballot measure is $100.00. The cost is reduced to $75.00 if the argument is submitted electronically (on CD or by email - Word documents only - no PDFs) along with the original paper copy.
Ballot Number Identifier Sponsor Date Filed Ballot Status Short Title Full Text
114 SCR1020 Legislature April 14, 2011 Yes Crime Victim Protection From Liability For Damages
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING ARTICLE II, SECTION 31 AND ARTICLE XVIII, SECTION 6, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; RELATING TO CRIME VICTIM PROTECTION FROM LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES.
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115 SCR1001 Legislature April 19, 2011 Yes The Judicial Department
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING ARTICLE VI, SECTIONS 4, 12, 20, 36, 37, 39, 41 AND 42, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.
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116 SCR1012 Legislature April 25, 2012 Yes Property Tax Exemptions
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING ARTICLE IX, SECTION 2, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS.
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117 SCR1025 Legislature April 25, 2012 Yes Property Tax Assessed Valuation
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING ARTICLE IX, SECTION 18, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; RELATING TO PROPERTY TAX ASSESSED VALUATION.
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118 HCR2056 Legislature April 30, 2012 Yes Establishment Of Permanent Funds
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING ARTICLE X, SECTION 7, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PERMANENT FUNDS.
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119 SCR1001 Legislature May 1, 2012 Yes State Trust Lands
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING ARTICLE X, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA, BY ADDING SECTION 12; RELATING TO STATE TRUST LANDS.
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120 HCR2004 Legislature May 2, 2012 Yes State Sovereignty
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA BY ADDING ARTICLE II.I; AMENDING ARTICLE XX, PARAGRAPHS 4 AND 12, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; RELATING TO STATE SOVEREIGNTY.
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121 C-03-2012 Open Government Committee 5125 North 16th Street, Suite B226 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-684-3143 Paul Johnson, Applicant & Chairman July 5, 2012 Yes Open Elections/Open Government Act
This measure will allow all Arizonans, regardless of party affiliation, to vote in a single open primary for the candidates of their choice. The two candidates who receive the most votes in the primary will compete in the general election. There will be a level playing field for all voters and candidates, and the current system of taxpayer-funded partisan primaries will be abolished. This reform will promote open government and encourage the election of candidates who will work together for the good of the state.
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C-04-2012 Checks And Balances In Government 20815 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024 623-414-4900 Jack Biltis, Applicant & Chairman July 5, 2012 No Checks And Balances In Government
Protect your freedom and preserve the government's checks & balances by allowing Arizona to reject federal actions that violate the United States Constitution.
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SCR1025 Legislature -- REMOVED FROM BALLOT PER COURT ORDER: ARIZONA ADVOCACY NETWORK FOUNDATION, et al v KEN BENNETT et al; CV 2011-009646 April 20, 2011 No Public Funds For Political Candidates
A RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA; AMENDING ARTICLE VII, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA, BY ADDING SECTION 19; RELATING TO PUBLIC FUNDS FOR POLITICAL CANDIDATES.
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204 I-16-2012 Quality Education and Jobs Supporting of 204 802 North 3rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85003 520-390-5693 Ann-Eve Pedersen, Applicant & Chairman June 25, 2012 Yes Quality Education and Jobs Act
The Quality Education and Jobs Act will strengthen Arizona's economy by equipping children to succeed in the classroom, ensuring an educated workforce and creating jobs. This act, which renews the one-cent sales tax, will provide dedicated funding linked to performance and accountability for students of all ages and prevent legislators from cutting K-12 funding. Scholarships will ensure that universities and community colleges remain affordable. Investment in vocational educational education will allow students to graduate ready to work. This act protects public safety by ensuring continued funding for DPS officers and creates jobs by funding road, rail, transit and other transportation projects.
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