Alabama 2010 ballot measures
Revision as of 18:31, 9 March 2014 by BaileyL
- One measure was on the state's June 1, 2010 primary election ballot, where it was defeated
- Four measures were certified for the November 2, 2010 general election ballot.
- All five statewide ballot measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Some measures were on local county ballots, while the four listed measures for the general election were on the statewide ballot. The reason being was that in order to pass local county laws, an amendment to the state constitution was needed. Alabama mandates that county governments seek legislative approval or legislatively-referred constitutional amendment ballot measures for approval of laws. A constitutional amendment committee decided in late August 2010 which amendments would appear on county ballots and which would appear on the statewide ballot
- Proposed legislatively-referred constitutional amendments, on local ballots and the statewide ballot, can be read here.
On the ballot
|Propane Amendment||Natural resources||Legislature to enact legislation to assess the propane gas industry for financial promotion programs.|
|Amendment 1||Taxes||Relating to ad valorem taxes and specific prohibitions.|
|Amendment 2||Taxes||Dealing with special county educational taxes.|
|Amendment 3||Transportation||Calls for road and bridge construction to be funded by appropriations from the Alabama Trust Fund.|
|Amendment 4||Taxes||Would settle a local sales tax dispute in Blount County.|
Local statewide measures
- The following four ballot measures were on the June 1, 2010 primary election ballot in the state of Alabama. However, these questions only appeared in their respective counties for them to vote on. The reason being is that in order to pass local county laws, an amendment to the state constitution is needed. Alabama mandates that county governments seek legislative approval or legislatively-referred constitutional amendment ballot measures for approval of laws. The following amendments were also not included in Ballotpedia's Tuesday Count.
|Colbert Co. Amendment||Environment||Treated human sewage biosolids may not be applied to land as a fertilizer.|
|Franklin Co. Amendment||Environment||Treated human sewage biosolids may not be applied to land as a fertilizer.|
|Lawrence Co. Amendment 1||Environment||Treated human sewage biosolids may not be applied to land as a fertilizer.|
|Lawrence Co. Amendment 2||Environment||Use portion of revenues from the operation of any county landfill for general county purposes.|
Not on the ballot
|Electronic Bingo Amendment||Gambling||Authorize fourteen gambling centers to operate electronic bingo in nine counties.|
|Healthcare Amendment||Healthcare||Prohibit any person, employer, or provider from being compelled to be in any health care system.|
|Tuition Plan Amendment||Education||Would amend the Prepaid Affordable College Tuition plan.|
Local ballot measures
- 2010 ballot measures
- List of Alabama ballot measures
- Alabama Legislature
- List of ballot measures by state
- Alabama Secretary of State Elections page
- Alabama 2010 Certification of Proposed Constitutional Amendments