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It is reported from New Jersey elections officials that voter turnout in the Garden State is light and steady. <ref>[http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125726302401325513.html?mod=article-outset-box "Wall Street Journal" New Jerseyans to Decide on Governor, November 3, 2009]</ref>
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It is reported from New Jersey elections officials that voter turnout in the Garden State is light and steady.<ref>[http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125726302401325513.html?mod=article-outset-box "Wall Street Journal" New Jerseyans to Decide on Governor, November 3, 2009]</ref>
  
 
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According to the secretary of state's office there is an approximately 25.61% voter turnout. Approximately 98% of the vote is being cast by mail. According to reports, Pierce County is the only county with polling locations.<ref>[http://www.khq.com/Global/story.asp?S=11427892 ''KHQ'',"Ballot measures top ticket in Washington election," retrieved November 3, 2009]</ref>
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According to the secretary of state's office there is an approximately 25.61% voter turnout. Approximately 98% of the vote is being cast by mail. According to reports, Pierce County is the only county with polling locations.<ref>[http://www.khq.com/Global/story.asp?S=11427892 ''KHQ'',"Ballot measures top ticket in Washington election," accessed November 3, 2009]</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 08:00, 21 April 2014

Overview pages

Statistical summary

Initiated measures

Type of ballot measure How many on ballot? How many won? How many lost?
initiated state statute 4 1 3
initiated constitutional amendment 1 1 0
Initiative to the People 1 0 1
Veto referendum 2 2 0
Total 8 4 4

Legislative and other referrals

Type of ballot measure How many on ballot? How many won? How many lost?
legislatively-referred state statute 2 2 0
legislatively-referred constitutional amendment 16 15 1
Total 18 17 1

Statewide contests

Maine

See also: Maine 2009 ballot measures

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap reported in the early afternoon that voter turnout is exceeding expectations. "I think we could be over 50%. We originally projected 35%."[1]

Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Question 1 (Marriage) Approveda 266,324 (52.75%) 238,595 (47.25%) 527 of 605
Question 2 (Excise tax) Defeatedd 129140 (25.85%) 370391 (74.15%) 527 of 605
Question 3 (School consolidation) Defeatedd 201672 (41.49%) 284435 (58.51%) 527 of 605
Question 4 (TABOR) Defeatedd 196442 (39.61%) 299451 (60.39%) 527 of 605
Question 5 (Marijuana) Approveda 294176 (58.61%) 207744 (41.39%) 527 of 605
Question 6 (Bonds) Approveda 321930 (65.26%) 171337 (34.74%) 527 of 605
Question 7 (Signatures) Defeatedd 231359 (47.80%) 252647 (52.20%) 527 of 605

Source: Bangor Daily News as of 2:05 a.m. EST

New Jersey

See also: New Jersey 2009 ballot measures

It is reported from New Jersey elections officials that voter turnout in the Garden State is light and steady.[2]

Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Open Space Bonds Approveda 838,357 (53%) 756,050 (47%) 6279 of 6305


Source: NJ.com Election Results with the Star-Ledger as of 10:18am EST

Elections Division: New Jersey Division of Elections

New York

See also: New York 2009 ballot measures
Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Proposal 1 Approveda 863,898 (66.9%) 427,043 (33.1%) 99%
Proposal 2 Approveda 866,331 (67.7%) 414,123 (32.3%) 99%

Source: The New York Times as of 10:22am EST.

Ohio

See also: Ohio 2009 ballot measures

Despite no reports of projected statewide voter turnout, there has been heavy turnout reported in Cuyahoga County (Cleveland Area) alone. Turnout is projected to reach over 40 percent according to Cuyahoga County elections officials[3]. However in the Cincinnati Area, voter turnout is reported to be lighter than the Cleveland Area. Voter turnout is considered heavy in some Cincinnati precincts while it is considered light in other precincts in the City of Cincinatti.[4].

Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Issue 1 Approveda 2,210,605(72.15%) 853,331(27.85%) 10,242 out of 10,242
Issue 2 Approveda 1,959,669(63.66%) 1,118,805(36.34%) 10,242 out of 10,242
Issue 3 Approveda 1,663,149(52.97%) 1,476,592(47.03%) 10,242 out of 10,242

Source: Ohio Secretary of State - election 2009 results as of 11:31pm EST

Texas

See also: Texas 2009 ballot measures

At midday, Richard Murray, political science professor at the University of Houston, stated that he expects 20% of registered voters in the state to vote: "It’s surprising to me that it’s so low."[5]

Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Proposition 1 Approveda 578,155 (55.19%) 469,282 (44.80%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 2 Approveda 720,130 (68.22%) 335,400 (31.77%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 3 Approveda 689,158 (65.54%) 362,223 (34.45%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 4 Approveda 592,080 (56.73%) 451,561 (43.26%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 5 Approveda 629,470 (61.83%) 388,504 (38.16%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 6 Approveda 670,044 (65.71%) 349,637 (34.28%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 7 Approveda 762,429 (73.08%) 280,802 (26.91%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 8 Approveda 787,102 (74.83%) 264,625 (25.16%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 9 Approveda 802,731 (76.94%) 240,583 (23.05%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 10 Approveda 756,624 (73.09%) 278,444 (26.90%) 7,468 out of 7,468
Proposition 11 Approveda 845,770 (81.02%) 198,120 (18.97%) 7,468 out of 7,468

Source: Texas Secretary of State Election Night Returns as of November 5, 2009

Washington

According to the secretary of state's office there is an approximately 25.61% voter turnout. Approximately 98% of the vote is being cast by mail. According to reports, Pierce County is the only county with polling locations.[6]

Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Initiative 1033 Defeatedd 434,051 (44.62%) 538,768 (55.38%) 39 of 39
Referendum 71 Approveda 511,651 (51.03%) 490,948 (48.97%) 39 of 39

Source: Washington Secretary of State - 2009 election results at 9:40 a.m. EST, November 4, 2009

Notable local contests

Local ballot measure elections are on the ballot in at least 33 states. Topics cover local land use planning, taxes, bond measures, environmental regulations, local election rules and much more. Spending on some local ballot measures on the November 3 ballot is well over $100,000. The ballot measures reflected below are some especially noteworthy local campaigns.

Arizona

Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Tucson Public Safety Initiative, Proposition 200 Defeatedd 19,129 (29.77%) 45,122 (71.23%) 87 of 89

Source: Pima County 2009 election results as of 12:07pm EST

California

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Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Long Beach Measure T Defeatedd 7,696 (42.38%) 10,462 (57.62%) 100%
Salinas Sales Tax, Measure K Defeatedd 5,625 (39.29%) 8,692 (60.71%) 100%
Santa Barbara Building Heights, Measure B Defeatedd 10,343 (46.27%) 12,009 (53.73%) 100%

Colorado

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Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Denver Car Impound Measure Defeatedd 24,016 (30.50%) 54,717 (69.50%) 100%
Colorado Springs Property Tax Increase Defeatedd 36,501 (36.51%) 62,923 (63.29%) 100%
Jefferson County Term Limits 1A (district attorney) Defeatedd 38,613 (41.67%) 54,042 (58.33%) 100%


Jefferson County Term Limits 1B Defeatedd 39,829 (43.12%) 52,538 (56.88%) 100%

Source: Denver Post Election Results, Denver County and City election results and El Paso County election results

Indiana

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Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Northern Indiana Regional Rail District Creation Defeatedd 4,122 (11.9%) 30,570 (88.1%) 100%

Michigan

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Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Kalamazoo Discrimination Protection for Gays Approveda 6,731 (60.71%) 4,356 (39.29%) 18 of 19

Source: Kalamazoo Gazette as of 10:25PM EST

Minnesota

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Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
St. Paul Instant Run-Off Voting Approveda 17083 (52.45%) 15486 (47.55%) 104 of 104

Source: Ramsey County 2009 election results as of 11:25pm EST

Missouri

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Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
St. Louis County Smoking Ban Measure Approveda 86,561 (65.52%) 45,543 (34.48%) 100%
Springfield Sales Tax Measure Approveda 12,965 (55%) 10,803 (45%) 100%

North Carolina

Other November 3 ballot measures in North Carolina
Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Stokesdale Liquor By the Drink Referendum Approveda 415 (60.06%) 276 (39.94%) 1 of 1

Source: Guilford County 2009 election results

Ohio

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Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Cincinnati Streetcar Referendum Defeatedd 29,326 (43.84%) 37,561 (56.16%) 281 of 285
Chillicothe Red-Light Referendum Approveda 4,826 (71.56%) 1,918 (28.44%) 29 of 29

Oregon

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Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
City of Sisters Annexation Approveda 317 (70.13%) 135 (29.87%) 1 of 1

Texas

Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
To Allow Beer & Wine in Stores - Hewitt, Texas Approveda 1,141 (72%) 448 (28%) 4 of 4
To Allow Beer & Wine allowed in Restaurants - Hewitt, Texas Approveda 1,167 (73%) 421 (27%) 4 of 4
To Allow Liqour in Stores - Temple, Texas Approveda 2,873(68%) 1,330 (32%) 100%
To Allow Beer & Wines in Stores - Friendswood, Texas Approveda 2,505 (68%) 1,163 (32%) 100%
To Allow Mixed Beverages in Restaurants - Friendswood, Texas Approveda 2,648 votes (72%) 1,021 (28%) 100%
College Station Red Light Camera Referendum Approveda 4,081 (51.7%) 3,809 (48.3%) 100%

Washington

Ballot measure Outcome Yes % No % Precincts Reporting
Pierce County Term Limit Amendment Defeatedd 23,708 (32.95%) 48,245 (67.05%) 100%
Seattle Property Tax Levy Approveda 53715 (63.33%) 31102 (36.67%) 100%

Source: Washington Secretary of State - 2009 election results

References