Idaho 2006 ballot measures

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All Idaho 2006 ballot measures and their current status are as follows. The two ballot measures initiated by citizens in 2006 failed, whereas both legislatively-referred intiatives passed.

Key Facts

  • Through 2004, 27 initiatives made the ballot since 1938 when the process began.
  • In 2006, two initiatives appeared on the ballot, bringing the historical total to 29.

Year Type Initiative Title Subject Matter Description Ballot Status Pass or Fail
2006 CI Proposition 1. Invest in Our Kids' Education Campaign Education Funding Increases K-12 education funding for local public schools by adding 1% to sales tax Approved for Nov 7 2006 ballot Failed. Yes:204,381 No:245,563
2006 CI Idaho Proposition 2 (2006) Eminent domain An initiative limiting eminent domain when used for economic development; defining land use law; and permitting just compensation for regulatory takings Approved for Nov. 7 2006 ballot Failed. Yes:105,778 No:336,083
2006 LCA Idaho H.J.R. 2 (2006) Defining Marriage The proposed amendment would add a new Section 28 to Article III of the Constitution of Idaho, stating that a marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in the state of Idaho. - Passed. Yes:282,386 No:163,384
2006 LCA Idaho S.J.R. 107 (2006) Establishing Fund Creates a permanent endowment fund into which 80 percent of the money received annually as a result of the settlement between the state of Idaho and tobacco product manufacturers will be deposited. The remaining 20 percent of the annual settlement will be deposited into the existing Idaho Millennium Fund. - Passed. Yes:229,908 No:165,970
2006 - Idaho Advisory Vote (2006) Property Tax Relief - - Passed. Yes:72.4%

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