Virginia 2012 ballot measures
Two measures were certified for the 2012 ballot in Virginia.
- Both measures were approved.
- Since only legislatively-referred constitutional amendments are allowed in Virginia, proposals must be made during the state's legislative session. No measures were referred during the 2011 regular session.
- The 2012 state legislative session began on January 11, 2012 and ended on March 10, 2012. Legislative referrals could have been sent to the 2012 ballot during this time.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Eminent domain||Would limit instances when private property could be taken for public use|
|Question 2||State legislatures||Allows the legislature to delay the start of its veto session by up to one week.|
Not on the ballot
|Gubernatorial Term Limits Amendment||State executive official measures||Would allow governors to serve two consecutive terms.|
Local ballot measures
- See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012
No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.
Since 2000, Virginians have considered 14 ballot measures. Of these 14, all 14 have passed. Historically, Virginia ballot measures have focused a wide variety of issues with tax, bond, and budget issues being most common. Other notable measures include 2000's hunting rights amendment and 2006's traditional marriage amendment.