Rhode Island 2010 ballot measures

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Four statewide ballot question were on the November 2, 2010 general election ballot in the state of Rhode Island.

On the ballot

November 2:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Admin. of gov't Change the state's official name Defeatedd
LBM Question 2 Bond issues Issues general obligation bonds for higher education. Approveda
LBM Question 3 Bond issues Issues general obligation bonds for transportation Approveda
LBM Question 4 Bond issues Issues general obligation bonds for open space and recreation. Approveda


The following measure was vetoed by Governor of Rhode Island Donald Carcieri after it was passed to the ballot by the Rhode Island General Assembly. The General Assembly had the option of reconvening to override the veto and re-send the measure to the ballot, but did not.[1]

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Casino Gambling Amendment Gambling Would allow the operation of casino gambling in the state.

Not on the ballot

See also Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

The following measures were not on the ballot:

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Ethics Law Change Admin. of gov't Change ethics law to cease partial immunity of state legislature.
LRCA Consolidation Amendment Admin. of gov't Would allow the consolidation of town and city services such as public safety.
LRCA Bond Question Bond issues Authorizes the issuance of bonds and temporary notes of the state for the capital projects

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External links


  1. [ http://www.pbn.com/detail/50743.html Providence Business News, "Carcieri vetoes Nov. casino referendum," June 23, 2010]