Tennessee measures scheduled for 2014 ballot
NASHVILLE, Tennessee: A total of three statewide ballot measures are certified to appear on the 2014 ballot in Tennessee, as of June. Statewide measures are not scheduled to appear on the odd-year 2013 ballot.
In order to qualify for the ballot, the Tennessee General Assembly must approve a proposed amendment in two successive sessions. In the second such session, the proposed amendment must earn 2/3rds approval. It only requires a majority approval in the first session.
Measures currently certified for the ballot:
|Abortion Amendment||Abortion||Whether there should be a "fundamental right" to abortion|
|Judicial Selection Amendment||State judiciary||Amends the judicial selection process|
|Income Tax Amendment||Taxes||Clarifies the prohibition of an income tax and a payroll tax|