Nevada Fund Education First, Question 1 (2006)

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The Nevada Fund Education First Amendment, also known as Question 1, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 7, 2006 ballot in Nevada, where it was approved.

This was the second required vote of the proposed amendment. The first passed in 2004.

Election results

Question 1 (Fund Education First)
Approveda Yes 311,629 54.65%

Official results via: Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division

Text of measure

The question as it appeared on the ballot:

Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to require the Nevada Legislature to fund the operation of the public schools for kindergarten through grade 12 before funding any other part of the state budget for the next biennium?[1]

The language that appeared in the voter's guide:

The proposed amendment, if passed, would create five new sections to Section 6 of Article 11 of the Nevada Constitution. The amendment would provide that during a regular session of the Legislature, before any appropriation is enacted to fund a portion of the state budget, the Legislature must appropriate sufficient funds for the operation of Nevada’s public schools for kindergarten through grade 12 for the next biennium, and that any appropriation in violation of this requirement is void. The appropriation requirement also applies to certain special sessions of the Legislature.[1]

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