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Revision as of 14:45, 2 April 2014


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One ballot measure has been certified for the 2014 ballot in the state of Georgia.

Historical facts

  • Since 1996, an average of seven measures have appeared annually on the ballot in Georgia. Therefore, 2014 is a below average year based on the currently certified measures.
  • The number of measures on a state-wide ballot since 1996 have ranged from 2 to 11.
  • Since 1996, 49 of 61 or 80.33% of Georgia ballot measures have been approved by voters.
  • Conversely, 14 of 61 or 22.95% of measures have been defeated.

On the ballot

See also: 2014 ballot measures

May 20:

Type Title Subject Description Result
AQs Democratic Primary Advisory Questions Elections Advises the state Democratic Party on four political issues Approveda

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Amendment A Taxes Prohibits the state from increasing the maximum state income tax rate above that in effect on January 1, 2015
LRCA Amendment B Gov't Finances Empowers the legislature to impose additional reckless driving penalties and allocate revenue from such penalties to the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund
LRSS Referendum 1 Taxes Extends an ad valorem tax exemption to privately owned and operated student dormitories and parking decks within the University of Georgia system

Potential measures

One legislatively-referred state statute may be on the ballot. The measure was approved by the legislature and is awaiting the governor's signature.

Type Title Subject Description

Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA English as Official Language Amendment English Declares English the official language of the State of Georgia Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Personhood Amendment Abortion Declares that life begins at fertilization Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Abolishment of Income Tax Amendment Taxes Phases out income tax by 2027 Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Secret Ballot Amendment Elections Guarantees the right of individuals to vote by secret ballot Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Education Trust Fund Amendment Education Creates an Education Trust Fund that is distinct from the general budget Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

See also

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