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'''Four statewide ballot measures''' are certified for [[2014 ballot measures|2014 ballots]] in the state of [[Alabama]], including one {{lrcafull}} on the [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|July 15, 2014 primary ballot]] and three on the [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|November 4, 2014 general election ballot]]. The primary runoff ballot measure, [[Alabama Cotton Producer Assessment Refund Amendment, Amendment 1 (2014)|Amendment 1]], was '''approved'''.
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'''Four statewide ballot measures''' are certified for [[2014 ballot measures|2014 ballots]] in the state of [[Alabama]], including one {{lrcafull}} on the [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|July 15, 2014 primary ballot]] and three on the [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|November 4, 2014 general election ballot]].  
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The primary runoff ballot measure, [[Alabama Cotton Producer Assessment Refund Amendment, Amendment 1 (2014)|Amendment 1]], was '''approved'''.
 
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The state does not allow [[States with initiative or referendum|initiatives or referendums]], therefore, all measures are referred by the [[Alabama Legislature]]. The [[Dates of 2014 state legislative sessions|2014 regular legislative session]] began on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|January 14, 2014]] and convened on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|April 3, 2014]].<ref name=leg>[http://www.legislature.state.al.us/ ''Alabama Legislature'', "Legislative Calendar," accessed April 17, 2014]</ref> In 2014, voters will decide on a variety of issues, including:  
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The state does not allow [[States with initiative or referendum|initiatives or referendums]], therefore, all measures are referred by the [[Alabama Legislature]]. The [[Dates of 2014 state legislative sessions|2014 regular legislative session]] began on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|January 14, 2014]] and convened on [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|April 3, 2014]].<ref name=leg>[http://www.legislature.state.al.us/ ''Alabama Legislature'', "Legislative Calendar," accessed April 17, 2014]</ref>  
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In 2014, voters will decide on a variety of issues, including:  
 
* [[Business regulation on the ballot|Business regulation]]
 
* [[Business regulation on the ballot|Business regulation]]
 
* [[State judiciary on the ballot|Judiciary]]
 
* [[State judiciary on the ballot|Judiciary]]

Revision as of 09:55, 25 July 2014


2015
2012

Four statewide ballot measures are certified for 2014 ballots in the state of Alabama, including one legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the July 15, 2014 primary ballot and three on the November 4, 2014 general election ballot.

The primary runoff ballot measure, Amendment 1, was approved.

The state does not allow initiatives or referendums, therefore, all measures are referred by the Alabama Legislature. The 2014 regular legislative session began on January 14, 2014 and convened on April 3, 2014.[1]

In 2014, voters will decide on a variety of issues, including:

Historical facts

  • Since 1996, an average of six measures have appeared annually on the ballot in Alabama. Therefore, 2014 is a below-average year, based on the number of certified measures.
  • The number of measures on a statewide ballot since 1996 has ranged from one to 14.
  • Since 1996, 43 of 74, or 58 percent, of Alabama ballot measures have been approved by voters.
  • Conversely, 31 of 74, or 42 percent, of measures have been defeated.

On the ballot

See also: 2014 ballot measures

July 15:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Business Ends the assessment refund for cotton producers who do not participate in the assessment program Approveda

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Judiciary Forbids state's recognition of laws violating its policies, including all foreign law Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Gov't Finances Increases the amount of the General Obligation Bonds authorized by $50 million Tied
LRCA Amendment 3 Firearms Protects right to bear arms; requires strict scrutiny of any restriction on the right Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Gov't Finance Requires a two-thirds majority vote by the state legislature to increase local education expenditure by $50,000 or more Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 Hunt & Fish Clarifies that the people have the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife subject to reasonable regulations Approveda

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Homestead Exemptions Amendment Constitutional language Amends the language of Article X of the state constitution Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot


See also

Alabama

References