A Utah Severance Tax Amendment
appeared on the Novembe 6, 2012 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
. The measure required that a portion of the revenue from all of the state's severance taxes be deposited into the permanent state trust fund beginning July 1, 2016. The measure was placed on the ballot during the 2012 state legislative session
- See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
The following are unofficial election results:
| Utah Constitutional Amendment A|
| Yes|| 417,619|| 50.52%|
100% of precincts reporting (2332 out of 2332)
Results via Utah Election Results.
Path to the ballot
The constitutional amendment required a two-thirds vote in the Utah Legislature in order to qualify for the 2012 ballot.