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A [[ballot measure]] is {{defeated}} {{defeated1}} when voters choose not to meet the conditions set for its enactment.
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A [[ballot measure]] is {{defeated}} {{defeated1}} when voters choose not to meet the conditions set for its enactment.  
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Most states require only a simple majority vote for approval of most measures. But in some states there are additional requirements for certain types of measures such as a certain super-majority of "yes" votes or a certain voter turnout. For example, California requires a {{2/3}} for the approval of local [[Parcel tax|parcel taxes.]]
  
 
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A ballot measure is Defeatedd defeated

when voters choose not to meet the conditions set for its enactment. 

Most states require only a simple majority vote for approval of most measures. But in some states there are additional requirements for certain types of measures such as a certain super-majority of "yes" votes or a certain voter turnout. For example, California requires a 2/3rds supermajority vote for the approval of local parcel taxes.