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In 2008, [[Georgia]] had 3 [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|legislatively-referred constitutional amendments]], 2 of which were approved by voters.
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{{pt1}} [[Georgia 2010 ballot measures|2010]] {{pt2}} [[Georgia 2006 ballot measures|2006]] {{pt3}}'''Three statewide ballot propositions''' were on the [[2008 ballot measures|2008 ballot]] in [[Georgia]].
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* All three were {{lrcafull}}s.
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* Two measures were approved, while one was defeated.
  
==2008 Election Results==
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==On the ballot==
 
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| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Forest Preservation Amendment (2008)|Forest Preservation Amendment (Amendment 1)]] || [[Ballot measures about the environment|Environment]] || Encourages protection of Georgia's forests through special assessment and taxation of forest lands and assistance grants to local government. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Education Taxes for Redevelopment (2008)|Education Taxes for Redevelopment (Amendment 2)]] || [[Education initiatives|Education]], Taxes || Allows local units of government to use education property taxes to fund development projects. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[Georgia Infrastructure Development Districts (2008)|Infrastructure Development Districts (Amendment 3)]] || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Government administration]] || Authorizes the General Assembly to provide for the creation and regulation of infrastructure development districts for the provision of infrastructure as authorized by local governments. || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>
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==National overview==
 
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[[Category:Georgia 2008 ballot measures]]
 
[[Category:Georgia 2008 ballot measures]]

Latest revision as of 19:45, 29 October 2011

2010
2006
Three statewide ballot propositions were on the 2008 ballot in Georgia.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Environment Special assessment and taxation of forest lands and assistance grants to local government. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 2 Education Allows local units of government to use education property taxes to fund development projects. Approveda


LRCA Amendment 3 Admin of gov't Infrastructure development districts as authorized by local governments. Defeatedd



National overview