Arizona 2012 ballot measures
- The measures on the ballot are all legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One measure was taken off the ballot via a filed lawsuit after it was certified.
- Arizona Legislature was in session until April 20, 2011, the last day in 2011 that the state legislature could send a measure to the ballot that year.
- Supporters of ballot initiative efforts have until the July 5, 2012 petition drive deadline to turn in the required amount of signatures for their proposals.
- Signature requirements for ballot initiative efforts are 259,212 signatures for initiated constitutional amendments and 172,808 for initiated state statutes.
- The 2012 state legislative session began on January 10, 2012 and ended in mid-April of 2012. Legislative referrals could have been sent to the 2012 ballot during this time.
On the ballot
- See also: 2012 ballot measures
The following measures will appear on the ballot in 2012:
|Proposition 114||Law enforcement||Prohibits crime victims from being subject to a claim for damages for causing death or injury.|
|Proposition 115||Judiciary||Relating to the modification of the Appellate and Trial Court Commissions.|
|Proposition 116||Taxes||Give tax break to businesses with newly acquired equipment.|
|Proposition 117||Taxes||Limit annual growth in limited property value of locally assessed properties.|
|Proposition 118||Budgets||Yearly Permanent Fund distribution to be 2.5% of monthly market values of the fund from 5 previous years.|
|Proposition 119||Property||Lets legislature enact a process to exchange trust land if related to protecting military installations.|
|Proposition 120||Environment||Would declare state sovereignty over state natural resources based on the argument of "equal footing."|
|Proposition 121||Admin. of gov't.||Implement a top-two style open primary system.|
|CISS||Proposition 204||Taxes||Would renew the sales tax increase approved in 2010.|
- See also: Potential 2012 ballot measures
The following measures have been proposed for the 2012 ballot:
Not on the ballot
|VR||Right to Jury Trial Referendum||Judiciary||Repeal parts of SB 1200, which eliminates right to trial for those accused of intoxicated driving.|
|LRSS||Traffic Camera Question||Transportation||Would ban photo radar and red light cameras in the state.|
|Wage Inflation Amendment||Minimum wage||Would scrap the minimum wage inflation adjustment in the state.|
|Public Funding Amendment||Elections and campaigns||Disallow the use of public money to fund political campaigns|
|Prop. 106 Repeal Amendment||Redistricting measures||Would repeal Proposition 106.|
|Public-Employee Pension||Admin. of gov't.||Related to alleviating pension system problems for elected officials and public-employees.|
|Spending Limit Amendment||State legislatures||Would place spending limits on state legislature.|
|Candidate Filing Fees Amendment||Elections||Would allow the legislature to provide for candidate filing fees instead of petitions.|
|Referendum Election Amendment||Elections||Would place any referendum referred by the state legislature to the primary election ballot.|
|Initiative Tax Approval Amendment||Taxes||Mandate that any initiative dealing with tax issues be approved by 60% during election.|
|Actions in English Amendment||English||Would mandate that all official government action be conducted in English.|
|Appropriations Amendment||State budgets||Legislature not appropriate revenues in excess of 6 4/10% of total personal income.|
|State Education Aid Amendment||Education||Would provide aid from the state to private and parochial schools.|
|Re-Authorization Amendment||Elections||Mandate that re-authorization votes take place regarding initiatives.|
|IRC Amendment||Redistricting||Would change member qualifications and increase membership of the commission.|
|Congressional Redistricting||Redistricting||Provide for alternate congressional district boundary map enacted by legislature.|
|Legislative Redistricting||Redistricting||Provide for alternate legislative district boundary map enacted by legislature.|
|Tax Vote Amendment||Taxes||Would enact that any tax increases be approved by 2/3rd of voters.|
|"Personhood" Amendment||Abortion||Would define "person" in the state constitution at start of biological development.|
|Recall Amendment||Recall||Would change the recall vote process in the state|
Local ballot measures
- See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012
No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.
- Legislative review only done in states where the indirect initiative process is implemented.