Arizona 2008 ballot measures

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Eight statewide ballot propositions were on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Arizona. Six were citizen-initiated propositions, one was a legislative referral placed on the ballot by the Arizona State Legislature and one, a proposal to raise legislative salaries, was a commission referral.

  • Just two of the statewide ballot measures were approved by voters.
  • With six initiatives on the 2008 ballot, the historical total of Arizona initiatives through the 2008 elections came to 197.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Proposition 100 Property Taxes Block the legislature from enacting a real estate transfer tax Approveda
CICA Proposition 101 Health / Medical Guarantee that Arizonans can choose their own health care Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 102 Marriage Amends the constitution to recognize marriage as only between one man and one woman Approveda
CICA Proposition 105 Initiative and Referendum Initiatives imposing taxes would require support from a majority of qualified electors. Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 200 Business Regulations Business-sponsored reforms in the payday loan industry Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 201 Property Rights Establishes a minimum 10-year warranty on new homes. Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 202 Immigration Increases penalties on cash-based businesses who bypass current laws. Defeatedd
Commission Proposition 300 Legislature Raises legislator salaries from $24,000 to $30,000 Defeatedd

Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
Prop 103 Environment Conserve/protect approximately 580,000 acres and regulate the development of communities to preserve nature. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Prop 104 Affirmative action Ban government from preferential treatment on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Prop 203 Transportation A $42 billion dollar transit plan. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

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