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Rhode Island 2012 ballot measures

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Seven statewide ballot measures were certified for the 2012 ballot in the state of Rhode Island.

On the ballot

See also: 2012 ballot measures

The following measures appeared on the 2012 ballot:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Gambling Would ask voters if they want state-operated casino gambling at the Twin River slot venue. Approveda


LRCA Question 2 Gambling Would authorize casino games at Newport Grand. Approveda


BI Question 3 Bond issues Issue general obligation bonds (up to $50,000,000) for renovations and modernization of academic buildings at Rhode Island College. Approveda


BI Question 4 Bond issues Issue general obligation bonds (up to $94,000,000) for the construction of a new Veterans’ Home. Approveda


BI Question 5 Bond issues Issue general obligation bonds (up to $12,000,000) to finance drinking water infrastructure projects. Approveda


BI Question 6 Bond issues Issue general obligation bonds (up to $20,000,000) for environmental and recreational purposes. Approveda


BI Question 7 Bond issues Issue general obligation bonds (up to $25,000,000) for affordable housing. Approveda


Legend

• LRCA = Legislative amendments
• LRSS = Legislative state statute
• ICA = initiated constitutional amendment
• ISS = initiated state statute

Filing cabinet.png = Initiative proposed and filed.

Clipboard128.png = Initiative approved for circulation

ExamineBallot.png = Initiative signatures submitted for review.

StateLegislatures icon.jpg = State legislature reviewing initiative.[1]


Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Marriage Amendment Marriage Would define marriage as between one man and one woman in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Ethics Law Change Amendment Admin. of gov't. Members of the General Assembly subject to the jurisdiction of the state Ethics Commission. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012

No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.

See also

Rhode Island

References

  1. Legislative review only done in states where the indirect initiative process is implemented.