Arizona Initiative and Referendum Measures, Proposition 101 (2004)

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Arizona Proposition 101, also known as the Initiative and Referendum Measures was on the November 2, 2004 election ballot in Arizona as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It was approved.[1]

Election results

Initiative and Referendum Measures
Approveda Yes 894,807 55.2%
Election results from Arizona Elections Department.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Currently, the Arizona Constitution does not require that an initiative or a referendum include a dedicated funding source for required expenditures.

Proposition 101 would amend the Constitution to require that if an initiative or referendum measure proposes a mandatory expenditure of state revenue, establishes a fund for a specific purpose or allocates funding for a specific purpose, the measure must also designate an increased source of revenues sufficient to cover the entire present and future costs of the measure. The increased revenues cannot come from the state's general fund or cause a reduction in general fund revenues. If the designated revenue source fails to cover the mandated spending in a fiscal year, the Legislature may reduce the expenditure of state revenues to the amount of funding actually supplied by the designated revenue source for that fiscal year. [2][3]

Full text

The full text of the constitutional amendment enacted by Proposition 101 is available here.

Campaign finance

Bipartisan Committee for Fiscal Responsibility-Yes On Proposition 101 spent $12,100 for the measure and No On 101-Defend Arizona's Democracy spent $5,453 against the measure.[4]

See also

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External links


  1. Arizona 2004 election results
  2. NCSL ballot measure database
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  4. Follow the Money, Arizona Proposition 101 Donations