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Alabama 2012 ballot measures

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Twelve statewide ballot questions were certified for the 2012 ballot in the state of Alabama.

On the ballot

See also: 2012 ballot measures

The following measures will appear on the ballot in 2012:

September 18:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Healthcare Transfer of $145.8 million from an oil and gas trust fund to the General Fund for Medicaid budget. Approveda

November 6:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Environment Extend payments made to the Forever Wild Land Trust for a 20-year period. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Bond issues Aims to allow issuance of general obligation bonds of no more than $750 million. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Admin. of gov't. Would define the Stockton Landmark District within Baldwin County. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Civil rights To remove references to segregation of schools in the state constitution. Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 5 Natural resources Transfer liabilities to Mobile Area Water and Sewer System. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 6 Healthcare Would prohibit mandatory participation in any healthcare system. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 7 Labor Would allow for the use of secret ballots in union votes. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 8 Legislatures Provide that the compensation paid to legislators do not increased during term of office. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 9 Taxes Allows legislature to implement business privilege tax on corporations. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 10 Admin. of gov't. Relating to authority of state legislature and banking in the state. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 11 Admin. of gov't. Prohibit any municipality outside of Lawrence County from imposing any municipal ordinance. Approveda

Local constitutional amendments

  • The following measures are on the ballot in the state of Alabama. However, these questions will only appear in their respective counties for residents to vote on. The reason being is that in order to pass local county laws, an amendment to the state constitution is needed. Alabama mandates that county governments seek legislative approval or legislatively-referred constitutional amendment ballot measures for approval of laws. The following amendments are also not included in Ballotpedia's Tuesday Count.

Not on the ballot

Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Photo ID Amendment Elections Would require photo ID at every election. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Electronic Bingo Amendment Gambling Authorize the taxation and regulation of bingo in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA General Officer Amendment Admin. of gov't Relating to the appointment of general officers of the National Guard of Alabama. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Term Limit Amendment Term limits Provide that no person be elected to state legislature for more than three consecutive terms. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA "Sharia Law Amendment" Judicial reform Prohibits courts in the state from using Sharia Law when making judicial decisions. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Veto Overturn Amendment Admin. of gov't. Would change process in which state legislature would overturn the governor's veto. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Personhood Question Abortion Would change the definition of the term “person” to mean the moment of fertilization. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

See also

Alabama

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