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Revision as of 18:06, 2 December 2013

2013 Local Ballot Measures
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Election statsMeasuresTopics
Local election costs
County website evals.

Local pension measures

Pension Hotspots Reports:
JuneJulyAugust
SeptemberOctoberNovember2013 Roundup

Original case study on San Jose and San Diego:

Pension reform: San Jose and San Diego voters weigh in
School bonds & taxes
Approval rates of School bonds and taxes
(Part 1 & Part 2)
Lawsuits
All about Local Measures
CalendarLocal news

The Local Ballot Measures project covers ballot measures in counties, cities, towns, school districts and all special tax districts. Writers focus first and foremost on measures seeking to reform public retiree pension and health care benefits. California ballot measures are also covered in detail. Next, as many measures across different states are covered as time and information allows, beginning with notable and high profile measures.

Pension measures summary: So far this year there have been 11 measures proposed dealing with local pensions

  • 3 of these never reached the ballot due to lack of signatures and a city council seeking declaratory relief
  • 7 reached the ballot
  • 5 were approved
  • 2 were defeated
  • 1 is being planned for 2014

The following measures were voted on in the November 5, 2013 election:

Approveda Proposition A: San Francisco Retiree Health Care Trust Fund
Defeatedd Issue 4: Cincinnati Pension Reform Charter Amendment
Approveda City of Hialeah Pension Reform Charter Amendment Question (November 2013)

This measure is planned for 2014:

Semi-annually Ballotpedia releases reports on local ballot measure statistics and school bond and tax votes. The last report was released in June, 2013. As of June, Ballotpedia had covered 958 measures across 12 states.

  • 695 were approved
  • 197 were defeated
  • the remaining 68 are either too close to call, were not on the ballot or have results that are currently unknown

Ballotpedia covers local ballot measures based on the availability of information. A county election website evaluation study can be seen here.

Election details

This page summarizes local issues and keeps track of local election dates as followed on the site.

  • The first tab, Elections, notes each date that an election was held in the year as well as giving a summary of results for elections that have already occurred.
  • The second tab, State, lists each state followed by the writer and lists a few of the measures which have been voted on in that state this year.
  • The third tab, Topic lists the main topics addressed in various measures throughout the year.
  • The last tab, News has the most recent news article about local measures as well as listing the last five archived articles.

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January

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February

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12
19
26

March

Local 2013 Elections
Local ballot measure elections in 2013
Measures on the ballot
State elections & more
5
12
19

April

2
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23

May

7
14
21

June

4
11
18

July

August

6
27

September

17

October

1

November

5
19
* November 19, 2013 ballot measures in New Mexico

December

Arizona

See also: Local ballot measures, Arizona
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...click here for all 2013 Arizona local measures.

California

See also: Local ballot measures, California
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...click here for all 2013 California local measures.

Colorado

See also: Local ballot measures, Colorado
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...click here for all 2013 Colorado local measures.

Florida

See also: Local ballot measures, Florida
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...click here for all 2013 Florida local measures.

Illinois

See also: Local ballot measures, Illinois
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...click here for all 2013 Illinois local measures.

Michigan

See also: Local ballot measures, Michigan
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...click here for all 2013 Michigan local measures.

Missouri

See also: Local ballot measures, Missouri
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...click here for all 2013 Missouri local measures.

Ohio

See also: Local ballot measures, Ohio
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...click here for all 2013 Ohio local measures.

Oregon

See also: Local ballot measures, Oregon
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...click here for all 2013 Oregon local measures.

Washington

See also: Local ballot measures, Washington
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...click here for all 2013 Washington local measures.

Wisconsin

See also: Local ballot measures, Wisconsin
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...click here for all 2013 Wisconsin local measures.

Below is a sampling of topics addressed on local ballot measures in 2013.

See also: Political topics in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Advisory measures



City

Bonds



Budgets



Governance



Taxes



County

Bonds



Budgets


No measures are in this category. If you have information or news to share about a measure please e-mail editor@ballotpedia.org.

Governance



Taxes



District

Bonds



Taxes



Governance


No measures are in this category. If you have information or news to share about a measure please e-mail editor@ballotpedia.org.



See also