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In 2014, Ballotpedia is covering all [[Local ballot measures, California|local measures in California]] as well as [[Local pensions on the ballot|any local pension reform efforts on the ballot]] and any local measures that concern [[Notable local measures on the ballot|notable or hot button issues]].
 
In 2014, Ballotpedia is covering all [[Local ballot measures, California|local measures in California]] as well as [[Local pensions on the ballot|any local pension reform efforts on the ballot]] and any local measures that concern [[Notable local measures on the ballot|notable or hot button issues]].
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As of [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|March 20, 2014,]] besides comprehensive coverage of California local measures, the Local Ballot Measure project is tracking '''49''' notable local measures and '''five''' local pension related measures. In January, February and March of 2014 elections on '''seven''' local measures were covered, with '''four''' approved and '''three''' defeated.
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[[Johnson County Fracking Ban Referendum (March 2014)|The first]] of at least [[Local fracking on the ballot|seven local measures]] seeking a ban on [[Fracking|fracking]] was '''defeated''' in [[Johnson County, Illinois ballot measures]] on [[March 18, 2014 ballot measures in Illinois|March 18, 2014]]. This date also featured an election on the first of several [[Notable local measures on the ballot#Minimum wage|local measures concerning a minimum wage increase]] in Chicago, where voters in a sampling of city precincts '''overwhelmingly approved''' [[City of Chicago $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage Referendum (March 2014)|an advisory question asking for a $15 per hour minimum wage for large companies.]]
  
 
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[[File:Freda-Right-to-Live-copy.jpg|link=Jackson County Genetically Modified Organism Ban, Measure 15-119 (May 2014)|thumb|right|175px|''Graphic by Anthony Freda'']]
 
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[[File:EurekaFairWageAct2ndPlace.jpg|link=Eureka Fair Wage Act (2014)|right|180px]]
 
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[[File:PhoenixPensionInitiative.png|link=City of Phoenix Pension Reform Initiative (2014)|right|175px]]
 
===Development projects===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Local zoning, land use and development on the ballot]]''
 
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Revision as of 21:14, 20 March 2014

2014 Local Ballot Measures
By election date
By state
By topic
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Local election costs
County website evals.

Local pension measures

Pension Hotspots Reports

Original case study on San Jose and San Diego:

Pension reform: San Jose and San Diego voters weigh in
Notable measures
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School bonds & taxes
Approval rates of School bonds and taxes
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2014 statewide ballot measures
All about Local Measures
CalendarLocal news

In 2014, Ballotpedia is covering all local measures in California as well as any local pension reform efforts on the ballot and any local measures that concern notable or hot button issues.

As of March 20, 2014, besides comprehensive coverage of California local measures, the Local Ballot Measure project is tracking 49 notable local measures and five local pension related measures. In January, February and March of 2014 elections on seven local measures were covered, with four approved and three defeated.

The first of at least seven local measures seeking a ban on fracking was defeated in Johnson County, Illinois ballot measures on March 18, 2014. This date also featured an election on the first of several local measures concerning a minimum wage increase in Chicago, where voters in a sampling of city precincts overwhelmingly approved an advisory question asking for a $15 per hour minimum wage for large companies.

Notable topics

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

Elections

January

February

4
11

March

4
18
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April

1
8

May

6
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20

June

3

July

August

7

September

October

November

4
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December

By state

Alaska

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

Arizona

See also: Local ballot measures, Arizona
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California

See also: Local ballot measures, California
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Colorado

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

Florida

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

Idaho

See also: Local ballot measures, Idaho
Local ballot measures, Idaho

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

Illinois

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

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

Michigan

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

Minnesota

See also: Local ballot measures, Minnesota
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...click here for more 2014 Minnesota local measures.

Missouri

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

Nebraska

See also: Local ballot measures, Nebraska
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...click here for more 2014 Nebraska local measures.

Ohio

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

Oregon

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

Washington

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

Wisconsin

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

By topic

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
Graphic by Anthony Freda

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
EurekaFairWageAct2ndPlace.jpg

Minimum wage

See also: Local wages and pay on the ballot


Pension

See also: Local pensions on the ballot
PhoenixPensionInitiative.png

Development projects

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


Miscellaneous

See also: Notable local measures on the ballot



See also