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Chart of 2010 ballot measure issues

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Back to Ballotpedia:Analysis of the 2010 ballot measures
List of ballot measures by topic
NOTE: All measures, including legislative referrals and citizen initiatives are listed below. However, some measures may be listed more than once because they fall into more than one category. For a detailed number of measures for the 2010 ballot, please visit the official 2010 ballot measure article.

2010 ballot issues

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     10 or more measures      0 to 1 measure

Issues Measures # measures per issue
Abortion Alaska, Colorado 2
Administration of government Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho (2), Illinois, Louisiana (5), Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon (3), South Dakota, Utah (2) 25
Affirmative action Arizona 1
Alcohol Massachusetts, Washington (2) 3
Bond issues Alaska (2), Arkansas (2), Maine (6), Nebraska, New Mexico (4), Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island (3), Washington 21
Business regulation California 1
Campaign finance Florida 1
Civil rights Rhode Island 1
Constitutional conventions Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Montana 4
Constitutional language New Mexico, Kansas 2
Earthquakes California 1
Education Alabama, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island 7
Elections and campaigns California (5), Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Utah (2), Vermont 15
Eminent domain Nevada 1


Energy California, Georgia, Idaho, Washington 4
English Oklahoma 1
Firearms Kansas 1
Gambling Colorado, Maine, Ohio, Oregon 4
Government accountability Alaska, Nebraska 2
Healthcare Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Maine, Missouri, Oklahoma 7
Housing Louisiana, Massachusetts 2
Hunting Arizona, Arkansas, Montana, North Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee 6
Immigration Oklahoma 1
Direct democracy measures Arizona, Oklahoma 2
Insurance California 1
Judicial reform Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Nevada (2), Oklahoma (2), Washington 9
Labor Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Washington 9
Law enforcement Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington 6
Marijuana Arizona, California, Oregon, South Dakota 4
Marriage none -
Natural resources Alabama, Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Rhode Island 5
Property rights Florida, Georgia 2
Redistricting California (2), Florida (2), Oklahoma 5
State budgets Arizona (2), California (2), Colorado (3), Florida, Hawaii, Oklahoma, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Virginia, Washington 15
State legislatures Alaska, New Mexico 2
State spending California (2), Oklahoma (2) 4
Taxes Alabama (4), Arizona, California (4), Colorado (3), Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana (5), Maine, Massachusetts (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon (2)[1], Utah, Virginia (2), Washington (3) 40
Term limits New Mexico, Oklahoma 2
Tobacco South Dakota 1
Transportation Alabama, Georgia (2), Idaho, Rhode Island 5
Veterans Alaska, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico (2), Oregon, Virginia 7
Water Utah 1

2008 vs. 2010

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     Highlights the year with the most measures in that issue category      No change


Topics Number of measures in 2008 Number of measures in 2010
Abortion 3 2
Administration of government 34 25
Affirmative action 3 1
Alcohol 2 3
Bond issues 20 21
Business regulation 6 1
Campaign finance 2 1
Civil rights - 1
Constitutional conventions 3 4
Constitutional language 2 2
Earthquakes - 1
Education 8 7
Elections and campaigns 9 15
Eminent domain 6 1
Energy 2 4
English 2 1
Firearms - 1
Gambling 12 4
Government accountability 1 2
Healthcare 6 7
Hunting 3 6
Immigration 3 1
Direct democracy measures 4 2
Insurance - 1
Judicial reform 6 9
Labor 1 8
Law enforcement 9 6
Marijuana 3 4
Marriage 4 -
Natural resources 3 5
Property rights 4 2
Redistricting 1 5
State budgets 2 15
State legislatures - 2
State spending 3 4
Taxes 26 40[1]
Term limits 3 2
Tobacco 1 1
Transportation 5 5
Veterans 1 7
Water - 1

Final post-election numbers

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     Highest average margin      Lowest average margin

Issue # measures  % failed Average margin of defeat  % passed Average margin of victory
Taxes 40[1] 35% 19% 65% 30%
Administration of government 25 16% 19% 84% 27%
Bond issues 21 10% 4% 90% 18%
Elections and campaigns 15 27% 13%[2] 73% 38%
State budgets 15 40% 40% 60% 22%
Judicial reform 9 22% 11% 78% 37%
Labor 9 11% 18% 89% 39%
Education 7 43% 33%[3] 57% 26%
Healthcare 7 29% 6% 71% 22%
Veterans 7 0% n/a 100% 41%
Hunting 6 33% 13% 66% 56%
Law enforcement 6 17% 24% 83% 47%
Natural resources 5 60% 10% 40% 23%
Redistricting 5 20% 19% 80% 23%
Transportation 5 60% 6% 40% 26%

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Two Oregon tax measures are listed in one article.
  2. Florida Amendment 1 had final results of 52.49% voting 'yes', and 47.51% voting 'no'. However, for the passage of the measure, at least a 60% vote was required. Since the 'yes' votes outweighed the 'no' votes, this measure was not taken into account.
  3. Florida Amendment 8 had final results of 54.49% voting 'yes', and 45.51% voting 'no'. However, for the passage of the measure, at least a 60% vote was required. Since the 'yes' votes outweighed the 'no' votes, this measure was not taken into account.