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Louisiana 2014 ballot measures

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Eight statewide ballot questions are certified for the 2014 statewide ballot in Louisiana.

Historical facts

  • Since 1990, an average of 10 measures have appeared annually on the ballot in Louisiana. Therefore, 2014 is a below average year based on the currently certified measures.
  • The number of measures on a state-wide ballot since 1990 have ranged from 4 to 21.
  • Since 1990, 116 of 157 or 73.89% of Louisiana ballot measures have been approved by voters.
  • Conversely, 41 of 157 or 35.34% of measures have been defeated.

On the ballot

See also: 2014 ballot measures

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Redemption of Blighted Property Amendment Property Provides redemption period for certain property sold at tax sale
LRCA Hospital Stabilization Fund Amendment Healthcare Provides hospital stabilization formula and assessment, creates Hospital Stabilization Fund
LRCA Medical Assistance Trust Fund Amendment Healthcare Creates Medical Assistance Trust Fund, addresses fees and use of fund
LRCA Artificial Reef Development Fund Protection Amendment Budgets Protects Artificial Reef Development Fund from being used for other purposes
LRCA Tax Rebate Debate Amendment Taxes Limits when tax rebates can be altered by the legislature
LRCA Permanently Disabled Homeowners Tax Break Amendment Taxes Deletes requirement that permanently disabled homeowners certify their income annually to keep property tax rate
LRCA Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption Correction Amendment Constitutional language Makes corrections to language of state's current homestead exemption for disabled veterans
LRCA Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Membership Amendment Admin. of gov't Adds members to the state's Wildlife and Fisheries Commission

Potential measures

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA State Minimum Wage Amendment Minimum wage Establishes a state minimum wage
LRCA Superintendent of Education Election Amendment Elections Requires that the state superintendent of education be elected by voters
LRCA “Right to Bear Arms” Amendment Firearms Provides for the right to carry and bear a concealed handgun without a permit
LRCA Department of Elderly Affairs Amendment Admin of Gov't Creates a Department of Elderly Affairs
LRCA Orleans Parish Tax for Fire and Police Protection Taxes Authorizes Orleans Parish to levy an additional ad valorem tax for fire and police protection
LRCA Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Amendment Judiciary Removes the retirement age requirement from judicial offices
LRCA Participation in Medicaid Expansion Amendment Healthcare Orders the state government to participate in Medicaid expansion offered under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
LRCA Public Health Care for People Below Poverty Line Amendment Healthcare Requires the state to provide halt care to people living below the federal poverty line

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