Missouri 2012 ballot measures

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Five ballot measures were certified for the 2012 ballot in the state of Missouri.

On the ballot

August 7:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 2 Religion Guarantees right to pray and worship on public property Approveda

November 6:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 3 State judiciary Grants Governor the power to appoint four members to the Appellate Judicial Commission Defeatedd
CICA Proposition A Law enforcement Requires that all municipal police forces or departments be controlled by the local governing body. Approveda
CISS Proposition B Tobacco Imposes an additional $1 tax on each package of twenty cigarettes Defeatedd
LRSS Proposition E Healthcare Prohibits creation of a health insurance exchange unless created by legislature or initiative. Approveda

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Decrease Number of Representatives Amendment Admin of gov't Would reduce the House of Representatives from 163 members to 103 members Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Hunting and Wildlife Amendment Hunting Would require a 2/3 majority voter-approval of initiatives relating to harvesting bird, fish, game, wildlife or forestry resources Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA School Voucher Amendment Education Specifies that parents/guardians have the right to choose any school for their children Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Voter Approved Laws Amendment Election reform Changes the laws regarding the repeal or modification of a measure passed by voters Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA "Sharia Law Amendment" Judicial reform Prohibits courts in the state from using Sharia Law or international law when making judicial decision Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Right to Hunt Amendment Hunting Guarantees the right to hunt, fish, trap and harvest wildlife Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Vote by Secret Ballot Amendment Labor Guarantees the right of individuals to vote by secret ballot Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Initiative Petition Requirement Amendment Election reform Would require that initiated constitutional amendments be signed by 8% of voters in each congressional district Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Petition Signature Requirement Amendment Election reform Would require that initiated constitutional amendment petitions gather signatures from voters in six of the state's congressional districts Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Term Limits Amendment Term limits Increases term limits from eight years to 16 years Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Income Tax Credit Initiative Taxes Provides a 60% state income tax credit for contributions to charitable and educational not-for-profits Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Eminent Domain Initiative (3) Eminent domain Restricts the use of eminent domain Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Personal Property Tax Amendment Taxes Would abolish personal property taxes on vehicles, farm machinery and manufactured homes Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Early Voting Initiative (3) Elections and campaigns Would allow voters to cast ballots in person prior to federal general elections without the absentee ballot excuse requirement Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Early Voting and Election Procedure Initiative (4) Elections and campaigns Would allow early voting on general federal elections and amend election procedures Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Initiative Reform Measure Election reform Would overhaul the way ballot measures are handled Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Income Tax Replacement Initiative (13) Taxes Would phase out income taxes while levying a state sales tax on more purchases Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA House of Representatives Amendment (4) Admin of gov't Reduces the number of members and districts of the House of Representatives Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Campaign Finance Limit Initiative Elections Limits the amount of contributions to $5,000 or less per election Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Prohibit Initiative Revision Amendment (8) Election reform Would prohibit the repeal or amendment of a citizen initiative by the General Assembly Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Prevent Racial Profiling Initiative Law enforcement Would require law enforcement agencies to take steps to prevent racial profiling Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA/CISS Marijuana Legalization and Regulation Initiative (2) Marijuana Would decriminalize marijuana use, possession and small-scale cultivation by those age 21 and older Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Tobacco Tax Amendment (19) Tobacco Allows voters in cities and counties to set and control local taxes on cigarettes or tobacco Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Renewable Energy Initiative Environment Establishes qualifications for renewable energy and use targets (related to Prop C 2008) Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Stem Cell Research Amendment Stem cells Would outlaw some forms of stem-cell research now allowed in the state (related to Amendment 2 2006) Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA School Teacher Tenure Ban Amendment Education Would ban tenure for school teachers for Missouri Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA "Right to Work" Amendment Labor and unions Would outlaw any contract that would require an employee to pay union fees Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA "Fair Elections Act" Direct democracy Would create a citizens commission appointed by legislative leaders to approve ballot descriptions and change the margin to override an initiative. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Redistricting Amendment Redistricting measures Would turn the redistricting process over to a group of nonpartisan legislative staff. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Legislative Term Limits Amendment Term limits Would extend legislative term limits from eight years per legislative chamber to 12 years. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Spending Limit Amendment State legislatures measures Would prohibit lawmakers from increasing spending by more than the annual rise in the Consumer Price Index, plus population growth. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Reduce Legislative Sessions Amendment State legislatures measures Would shorten Missouri's annual legislative session by ending in March instead of mid-May. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Minimum Wage Initiative Minimum wage Would raise the state's minimum wage to $8.25 an hour. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Payday Loan Initiative (3) Business regulation Limits the annual rate of interest, fees, and finance charges for payday, title, installment, and consumer credit loans Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012

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