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Arkansas 2012 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot questions were certified for the 2012 ballot in the state of Arkansas.

On the ballot

See also: 2012 ballot measures

The following measures were on the ballot in 2012:

November 6

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Taxes Would place a half-cent sales tax in the state. Approveda


LRCA Issue 2 Taxes Authorize cities and counties to create districts for redevelopment projects. Defeatedd


CICA Issue 3 Gambling Would allow for casinos in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Issue 4 Gambling Would allow for a casino in seven state counties. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Issue 5 Marijuana Authorize the use of medical marijuana in the state. Defeatedd


Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

The following measures did not make the ballot:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Higher Education Board Question Education Allow a central body to decide on major policy decisions for universities. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Constable Abolishment Amendment Admin. of gov't Would abolish the office of constable throughout the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Lottery Proceeds Amendment Gambling 35% of proceeds from state lottery to go to scholarships. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA State Official Merger Question Admin. of gov't. Would merge certain state offices and eliminate others. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Conservation Tax Amendment Taxes Would lower the state conservation tax. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Ethics Laws Initiative Elections Would change campaign and ethics laws to ban corporate contributions to campaigns. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Marijuana Study Initiative Marijuana Would establish the Cannabis and Hemp Authority. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Illegal Immigrant Benefits Ban Amendment Immigrants Ban illegal immigrants from receiving benefits in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Legislative Tax Abolishment Taxes Abolish all taxes levied by the legislature in Arkansas. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Personhood Amendment Abortion Define person in the constitution as "the moment of fertilization." Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Tax by Public Vote Amendment Taxes Would only allow a tax increase in the state if voters voted on it. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Game Commission Selection Amendment Taxes Would change the way Game and Fish Commission members are selected. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Initiative Requirements Amendment Initiatives Would reduce number of voter signatures required to place initiatives on the ballot. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Severance Tax Increase Question Taxes Raise the levy on the natural gas exploration companies extract to 7 percent. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012

No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.

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