Louisiana 2011 ballot measures
Revision as of 16:56, 6 January 2012 by Bailey Ludlam
- 5 measures appeared on the October 22 ballot, while 1 appeared on the November 19 ballot.
- A total of 4 were approved and 2 were defeated.
- All measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
The 2011 legislative session began April 25 and convened on June 23. Of the approximately 31 proposals, a total of six were certified for the ballot.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||State budgets||Would redirect Tobacco Settlement Proceeds to the TOPS program|
|Amendment 2||State budgets||Would allow a minimum of 10% of nonrecurring revenue be applied toward the state retirement systems|
|Amendment 3||Healthcare||Creates the Patient's Compensation Fund, for the use, benefit, and protection of medical malpractice claimants|
|Amendment 4||State budgets||Provides for deposits and interruption of mineral revenue deposits to the Budget Stabilization Fund|
|Amendment 5||Taxes||Would allow for collectors to offer the property for sale with no minimum required bid|
|Amendment 1||Taxes||Would prohibit levying new taxes or fees upon the sale or transfer of immovable property|
Local ballot measures
- See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2011
None were identified. Read about local Louisiana news here.
- Louisiana Constitutional Amendments: 2000 to Present
- 2011 Amendments: October Primary and November General Election
- League of Women Voters of Louisiana - Voter Guide 2011 Louisiana constitutional amendments
- Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana - Guide to the 2011 Constitutional Amendments
- The Town Talk,"Louisiana proposals aimed at making tobacco tax permanent, shifting funding for TOPS," October 19, 2011
- The Times-Picayune,"Louisiana voters will weigh in 5 changes proposed for state Constitution," October 8, 2011
- DailyComet.com,"La. voters to consider six amendments," September 11, 2011
- Associated Press,"Weary lawmakers return for Louisiana regular session," April 25, 2010