Idaho 2006 ballot measures
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.
- CI stands for Citizen initiative
- LCA stands for a Constitutional amendment proposed by the legislature, as Idaho does not allow citizen-initiated amendments to the constitution.
- 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%|
- Idaho 2006 citizen initiatives (includes information on initiatives that never made it to the ballot)
- Idaho signature requirements
- Procedures for qualifying an initiative in Idaho
- Laws governing the initiative process in Idaho
- List of Idaho ballot measures
- 2006 Initiative and Constitutional Amendment Information from the Secretary of State
- 2006 Election Results from the Secretary of State