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2012 ballot measure endorsements

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The following page consists of newspapers, television stations, blogs and other sources that weighed in on specific 2012 ballot measures, by state. If you own a blog or other publication, and you have an opinion about a ballot measure in your state, please follow these steps to add your endorsement. Or, contact brittany.clingen@ballotpedia.org, if you have written a piece expressing an opinion on a statewide ballot measure.

Alabama

See also: Alabama 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Alabama ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Amendment 1 Amendment 2 Amendment 3 Amendment 4 Amendment 5 Amendment 6 Amendment 7 Amendment 8 Amendment 9 Amendment 10 Amendment 11
Birmingham News Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Alaska

See also: Alaska 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Alaska ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Ballot Measure 1 Ballot Measure 2 Bonding Proposition A (November) Ballot Measure 1 (November)
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Juneau Empire N/A Circle thumbs down.png N/A N/A
Kodiak Daily Mirror N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A N/A

Arizona

See also: Arizona 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Arizona ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Prop. 114 Prop. 115 Prop. 116 Prop. 117 Prop. 118 Prop. 119 Prop. 120 Prop. 121 Prop. 204
Arizona Daily Star N/A Circle thumbs down.png N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements
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Arizona Daily Sun N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A
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California

See also: California 2012 ballot propositions and Endorsements of California ballot measures, 2012

November 6

Newspaper Prop 30 Prop 31 Prop 32 Prop 33 Prop 34 Prop 35 Prop 36 Prop 37 Prop 38 Prop 39 Prop 40
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Daily Democrat Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements
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Lompoc Record Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A Circle thumbs down.png N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements
Long Beach Press-Telegram Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png N/A
Los Angeles Daily News Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements
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Marin Independent Journal Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements
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Redding Record Searchlight Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements
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San Bernardino Sun Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements
San Diego Union-Tribune Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements
San Francisco Bay Guardian Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Circle thumbs down.png Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A Circle thumbs down.png N/A N/A
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June 5

Newspaper Proposition 28 Proposition 29
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Daily Democrat Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements
Desert Sun N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements
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Colorado

See also: Colorado 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Colorado ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Amendment 64 Amendment 65 Amendment S
Boulder Daily Camera N/A N/A N/A

Georgia

See also: Georgia 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Georgia ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Referendum 1 Amendment 1 Amendment 2
Savannah Tribune Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A N/A
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Illinois

See also: Illinois 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Illinois ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog HJRCA 49
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Louisiana

See also: Louisiana 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Louisiana ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Amendment 1 Amendment 2 Amendment 3 Amendment 4 Amendment 5 Amendment 6 Amendment 7 Amendment 8 Amendment 9
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Maine

See also: Maine 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Maine ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5
Biddeford Journal Tribune Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A N/A N/A N/A

Massachusetts

See also: Massachusetts 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Massachusetts ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Question 1 Question 2 Question 3
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Montana

See also: Montana 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Montana ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog LR-120 LR-121 LR-122 IR-124 I-66
Great Falls Tribune N/A N/A N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A
Daily Inter Lake N/A N/A N/A Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A

North Carolina

See also: North Carolina 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of North Carolina ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Same-Sex Marriage Amendment
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North Dakota

See also: North Dakota 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of North Dakota ballot measures, 2012

November 6

Newspaper or blog Measure 1 Measure 2 Measure 3 Measure 4 Measure 5
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June 5

Newspaper or blog Measure 1 Measure 2 Measure 3 Measure 4)
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Ohio

See also: Ohio 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Ohio ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Issue 1 Issue 2
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Oregon

See also: Oregon 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Oregon ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Measure 77 Measure 78 Measure 79 Measure 80 Measure 81 Measure 82 Measure 83 Measure 84 Measure 85
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Washington

See also: Washington 2012 ballot measures and Endorsements of Washington ballot measures, 2012
Newspaper or blog Initiative 1185 Initiative 1240 Referendum 74 Initiative 502 SJR 8221 SJR 8223 AV 1 AV 2
The Seattle Times Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A N/A
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The Spokesman-Review Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements Category:Ballot measure endorsements N/A N/A
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