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* [[Notable local measures on the ballot#Fracking|Fracking]]
 
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=Elections=
 
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===January===
 
===January===

Revision as of 07:17, 20 March 2014

2014 Local Ballot Measures
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By state
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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 and lists a few of the measures featured in that state this year.
  • The third tab, Topic lists the most notable topics addressed in various local 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.

Notable topics

Ballotpedia is covering the following notable local topics in detail in 2014:

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Arizona

See also: Local ballot measures, Arizona
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...click here for all 2014 Arizona local measures.

California

See also: Local ballot measures, California
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...click here for all 2014 California local measures.

Colorado

See also: Local ballot measures, Colorado
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...click here for all 2014 Colorado local measures.

Florida

See also: Local ballot measures, Florida
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...click here for all 2014 Florida local measures.

Illinois

See also: Local ballot measures, Illinois
Local ballot measures, Illinois

...click here for all 2014 Illinois local measures.

Michigan

See also: Local ballot measures, Michigan
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...click here for all 2014 Michigan local measures.

Missouri

See also: Local ballot measures, Missouri
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...click here for all 2014 Missouri local measures.

Ohio

See also: Local ballot measures, Ohio
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...click here for all 2014 Ohio local measures.

Oregon

See also: Local ballot measures, Oregon
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...click here for all 2014 Oregon local measures.

Washington

See also: Local ballot measures, Washington
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...click here for all 2014 Washington local measures.

Wisconsin

See also: Local ballot measures, Wisconsin
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...click here for all 2014 Wisconsin local measures.

Below are the most notable topics addressed on local ballot measures in 2014.

See also: Political topics in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 & Notable local measures on the ballot.

Fracking

see also: Fracking on the ballot


GMOs

See also: Local GMO on the ballot


Marijuana legalization

See also: Local marijuana on the ballot


Marijuana tax

See also: Local marijuana tax on the ballot


Minimum wage

See also: Local wages and pay on the ballot


Pension

See also: Local pensions on the ballot


Development projects

See also: Local zoning, land use and development on the ballot


Miscellaneous

See also: Notable local measures on the ballot


The Tuesday Count: Hot-button issues resurfacing on future ballots

Edited by Brittany Clingen

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Only two weeks have passed since the November 4 general election, and already, activists across the country are resurrecting issues from 2014 ballots and gearing up for new campaigns in 2015 and 2016. Marijuana, firearms and fracking all featured prominently on statewide and local ballots in 2014. If supporters can successfully land more of these measures on the ballot, future election cycles are bound to be just as, if not more, contentious, especially given that 2016 is a presidential election year.

Marijuana and firearms measures poised to appear on Nevada 2016 ballot:
After voters passed recreational marijuana measures in Oregon and Alaska, activists wasted no time mobilizing another campaign for 2016, this time in Nevada. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol, which is officially supporting the measure, turned in over 200,000 signatures - approximately 98,000 more than the 101,667 required - by the November 11 deadline. If the measure appears on the 2016 ballot and is approved by voters, it would legalize one ounce or less of marijuana for recreational use for people who are at least 21 years old. The initiative would tax marijuana sales and allocate revenue from the tax to education.[1][2] Democrats in the Silver State are trying to persuade Republicans, who now maintain a trifecta in the state government, to pass recreational marijuana use via legislation in order to avoid a ballot measure on the topic. Democrats contend that a marijuana question on the 2016 ballot will draw herds of Democratic voters to the polls, bolstering blue candidates' chances of success. If the legislature does not act on the issue, it will automatically be referred to voters as an initiated state statute in 2016.[2]

Those in favor of stricter background checks on gun purchasers are riding the coattails of Washington's successful I-594. The proposed Nevada measure shares some similarities with I-594, which was passed at the polls in November. Upon voter approval, Nevada's measure would require that an unlicensed person who wishes to sell or transfer a firearm to another person conduct the transfer through a licensed gun dealer who runs a background check. A licensed dealer may charge a "reasonable fee" for his or her service.[3] The measure exempts certain transfers of firearms from background checks, including transfers between immediate family members and temporary transfers while hunting or for immediate self-defense.[3] The group, Nevadans for Background Checks, turned in approximately 250,000 signatures by the deadline, according to Kayla Keller, a spokeswoman for the group. Only 101,667 valid signatures were required to put the measure before the legislature in 2015. If no legislative action is taken, the measure will ultimately go before voters in 2016.[4]


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