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Illinois voters face no ballot questions this Fall but proposals linger for 2012

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September 15, 2011


SPRINGFIELD, Illinois: Although historically ballot measures make rare appears in the state of Illinois, a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment and advisory question currently remain on the table as possibilities for the 2012 ballot.

In the last decade, measures have appeared only on the 2008 and 2010 ballots. In both years voters weighed in on only one question.

For 2012, however, a question about civil unions and state executive offices may hit the ballot box. The proposals are listed below:

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Treasurer and Comptroller Amendment Admin of gov't Would merge Illinois' treasurer and comptroller offices
Advisory Civil Unions Advisory Question Marriage Asks if same-sex marriage and marriage-like rights should be banned

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