Mississippi 2014 ballot measures

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One statewide ballot measure was on the November 4, 2014 ballot in the state of Mississippi, where it was approved. Upon its approval, the measure established a constitutional right to hunt and fish.

The 2014 legislative session began on January 7, 2014, and concluded on April 3, 2014.

No citizen initiatives were certified for 2014. For all initiatives, petitions needed to be filed with the Secretary of State not less than ninety (90) days before the first day of the regular session of the Legislature at which they were to be submitted.[1] The required number of signatures for amendments, initiatives and veto referendums was 107,216 in 2014.

Historical facts

  • Between 1995 and 2013, an average of one measure has appeared annually on the ballot in Mississippi. Therefore, 2014 was an average year based on the number of certified measures.
  • From 1995 to 2014, the number of measures on a statewide ballot has ranged from zero to three.
  • Between 1995 and 2014, 8 of 12, or 67 percent, of Mississippi ballot measures have been approved by voters.
  • Conversely, 4 of 12, or 33 percent, of measures have been defeated.

On the ballot

See also: 2014 ballot measures

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA HCR 30 Hunting & Fishing Establishes the right to hunt, fish and harvest game animals Approveda

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
IndICA "Personhood" Amendment Abortion Grants equal rights to human beings at all stages of development Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

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