Arkansas 2008 ballot measures
- All five measures on the ballot were approved.
- Two measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments, one was a legislatively-referred state statute, one was an initiated constitutional amendment, and one was an initiated state statute.
- Through 2006, a total of 116 citizen-initiated ballot propositions had appeared on Arkansas's ballot since the beginning of the process in 1912.
- Of those, 54 passed and 62 failed.
- With two initiatives on the 2008 ballot, the historical total of Arkansas citizen initiatives increased to 118.
On the ballot
|LRCA||Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1||Administration of government||Gives the legislature the power to determine who can be a voting official, removes outdated language from the constitution|
|LRCA||Proposed Constitutional Amendment 2||Administration of government||No legislative appropriation shall last longer than a year and the general assembly shall meet in even-numbered years for 30-day budget sessions|
|CICA||Proposed Constitutional Amendment 3||Gaming||Establishes a state lottery to fund college scholarships|
|CSS||Proposed Initiative 1||Marriage||Bans adopting or placing minors in foster care with individuals cohabiting with a sexual partner outside of marriage|||
|LRSS||Referred Question 1||Bonds||$300 million bond for various water, irrigation, wetlands and flood control projects.|
- 2008 ballot measures
- List of Arkansas ballot measures
- Arkansas Legislature
- List of ballot measures by state
- Laws governing the initiative process in Arkansas
State of Arkansas
Little Rock (capital)
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