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2012 Ballot Measure Election Results: New Jersey
By Kristen Horn
TRENTON, New Jersey: New Jersey’s Public Question 1 and Public Question 2 ballot measures were on the [[New Jersey 2012 ballot measures|New Jersey 2012 ballot]] on November 6, with voters casting their decisions on the issue.
Out of the two measures on the ballot, both were approved.
Below is a breakdown of each measure:
Public Question 1
Public Question 1, the New Jersey State College Bond Issue, was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of New Jersey to address state college building upgrades.
This legislatively-referred state statute proposes the allowance of the state to borrow $750 million for buildings and upgrades at the state's colleges. The proposed state colleges for building upgrades have been reported to be research universities and public colleges, as well as other funds allocation to 19 community colleges.
According to the New Jersey’s Secretary of State’s website this measure has been approved in the November 6, 2012, elections with 62.13% voting yes and 37.86% voting no. Election results are not yet official, as a canvassing of the results will not be done until later this month.
Public Question 2
Public Question 2, the New Jersey Judicial Salary and Benefits Amendment, was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of New Jersey to address judges’ and justices’ salaries.
This legislatively-referred constitutional amendment proposed amending the New Jersey Constitution to dictate that additional contributions from judges' and justices' salaries be given for judicial pensions and health care in the state.
According to the New Jersey’s Secretary of State’s website this measure has been approved in the November 6, 2012 elections with 82.58% voting yes and 17.42% voting no. Election results are not yet official, as a canvassing of the results will not be done until later this month.
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