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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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'''Three statewide ballot propositions''' were on the [[2008 ballot measures|2008 ballot]] in [[Georgia]].
  
==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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| {{lrca}} || [[Georgia Forest Preservation Amendment (2008)|Forest Preservation Amendment]] || [[Ballot measures about the environment|Environment]] || Special assessment and taxation of forest lands and assistance grants to local government. || {{ap}}
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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 tax]]es to fund development projects. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| {{lrca}} || [[Georgia Education Taxes for Redevelopment (2008)|Education Taxes]] || [[Education initiatives|Education]], Taxes || Allows local units of government to use education [[property tax]]es to fund development projects. || {{ap}}
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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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| {{lrca}} || [[Georgia Infrastructure Development Districts (2008)|Infrastructure Development Districts]] || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Gov't admin]] || Infrastructure development districts as authorized by local governments. || {{d}}
  
 
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Revision as of 23:02, 15 June 2009

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

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Forest Preservation Amendment Environment Special assessment and taxation of forest lands and assistance grants to local government. Approveda
LRCA Education Taxes Education, Taxes Allows local units of government to use education property taxes to fund development projects. Approveda
LRCA Infrastructure Development Districts Gov't admin Infrastructure development districts as authorized by local governments. Defeatedd

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