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This table shows all [[initiative]]s and [[referendum|referenda]] that appeared on the ballot in [[Nevada]] for 2008.
 
This table shows all [[initiative]]s and [[referendum|referenda]] that appeared on the ballot in [[Nevada]] for 2008.
  
 
'''For information on other citizen initiatives that attempted but failed to make the ballot, see [[Nevada 2008 citizen initiatives]].'''  
 
'''For information on other citizen initiatives that attempted but failed to make the ballot, see [[Nevada 2008 citizen initiatives]].'''  
 
  
 
==Key facts==
 
==Key facts==
 
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* Through 2006, a total of 53 [[initiative|citizen-initiated ballot propositions]] had appeared on Nevada's ballot since the beginning of the process in 1918. Of those, 33 passed and 20 failed.
 
* Through 2006, a total of 53 [[initiative|citizen-initiated ballot propositions]] had appeared on Nevada's ballot since the beginning of the process in 1918. Of those, 33 passed and 20 failed.
  
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==On the ballot==
 
==On the ballot==
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| [[legislative referral|LR]] || [[Nevada Question 1 (2008)|Question 1: Assembly Joint Resolution No. 10]] || [[Ballot initiatives about suffrage|Voting requirements]] || Residency requirements for voting in Nevada || {{d}}
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| {{iiss}} || [[Nevada Support Our Schools Initiative (2008)|Support Our Schools]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Nevada|Taxes]] || Hotel room tax increase in the Reno and Las Vegas areas
  
 
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| {{ica}} || [[Nevada People's Initiative to Stop the Taking of Our Land (2008)|PISTOL)]] || [[Eminent domain]] || Government agencies prohibited from using [[eminent domain]] to take land from one private owner to give to it another private owner || {{ap}}
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| {{ica}} || [[Nevada Proposition 13 (2008)|Proposition 13]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Nevada|Taxes]] || [[Property tax]] increases limited to 2% annually
  
 
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| [[legislative referral|LR]] || [[Nevada Question 3 (2008)|Question 3: Assembly Joint Resolution No. 16]] || [[Tax limitation initiatives|Tax exemptions]] || Laws governing sales and use tax exemptions  || {{ap}}
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| {{ica}} || [[Nevada Taxpayer Protection Act (2008)|Taxpayer Protection Act]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Nevada|Taxes]] || Require a 2/3rds vote to approve any initiative that generates or increases public revenue
  
 
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| [[legislative referral|LR]] || [[Nevada Question 4 (2008)|Question 4: Senate Bill No. 502]] || [[Sales tax decrease initiatives|Sales tax and voter approval]] || Administration, collection, or enforcement on certain aircraft and aircraft components || {{d}}
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| {{ica}} || [[Nevada Funding Nevada's Priorities Act (2008)|Funding Nevada's Priorities]] || [[:Category:State and local government budgets, spending and finance, Nevada|Public finance]] || Allot increased revenues from certain county and city license fees to public school funding, the state highway fund, and the public safety fund
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==Filed signatures but failed to make November 2008 ballot==
 
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|[[indirect initiated state statute|CSS]] || [[Nevada Support Our Schools Initiative (2008)|Support Our Schools Initiative]] || Taxes, Education Funding || Would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for public schools through a hotel room tax increase in the Reno and Las Vegas areas || Did not make the signature requirement by deadline
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| {{ica}} || [[Nevada Education Enhancement Act (2008)|Education Enhancement]] || [[:Category:Education, Nevada|Education]] || Allot increased revenues from county and city license fees to public school funding  
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|[[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada Proposition 13 (2008)|Proposition 13]] || Property taxes || Would limit [[property tax]] increases to 2% annually || Removed from ballot by court
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|[[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada Taxpayer Protection Act (2008)|Nevada Taxpayer Protection Act]] || Vote Requirement for Revenue Increase || Would require a two-thirds vote to approve any initiative that would generate or increase public revenue in any form || Signatures filed but rejected as insufficient valid; state supreme court upheld decision
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|[[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada Funding Nevada's Priorities Act (2008)|Funding Nevada's Priorities Act]] || Revenue Allocation || Would allot increased revenues from certain county and city license fees to public school funding, the state highway fund, and the public safety fund || Signatures filed but rejected as insufficient valid; state supreme court upheld decision
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|[[Initiated constitutional amendment|CICA]] || [[Nevada Education Enhancement Act (2008)|Education Enhancement Act]] || Revenue Allocation || Would allot increased revenues from certain county and city license fees to public school funding || Signatures filed but rejected as insufficient valid; state supreme court upheld decision
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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* [[2008 ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of Nevada ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of Nevada ballot measures]]
* [[Procedures for qualifying an initiative in Nevada]]
 
 
* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Nevada]]
 
* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Nevada]]
 
* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Nevada]]
 
* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Nevada]]
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* [[Nevada Legislature]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Latest revision as of 16:56, 6 January 2012

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This table shows all initiatives and referenda that appeared on the ballot in Nevada for 2008.

For information on other citizen initiatives that attempted but failed to make the ballot, see Nevada 2008 citizen initiatives.

Key facts

  • With one initiative on the 2008 ballot, the historical total of Nevada citizen initiatives increased to 54. If a second initiative is successful in its pending litigation, the total could increase to 55.
  • In the years 2000-2008, 18 citizen-initiated measures will have appeared on Nevada ballots (not counting veto referenda). This compares to 13 citizen-initiated measures that appeared on the Nevada ballot in the previous decade from 1990-1998.


On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Voting requirements Residency requirements for voting in Nevada Defeatedd
CICA Question 2 Eminent domain Government agencies prohibited from taking land from one private owner to give to another private owner Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Tax exemptions Laws governing sales and use tax exemptions Approveda
LRSS Question 4 Sales tax and voter approval Administration, collection, or enforcement on certain aircraft and aircraft components Defeatedd


Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description
IndISS Support Our Schools Taxes Hotel room tax increase in the Reno and Las Vegas areas
CICA Proposition 13 Taxes Property tax increases limited to 2% annually
CICA Taxpayer Protection Act Taxes Require a 2/3rds vote to approve any initiative that generates or increases public revenue
CICA Funding Nevada's Priorities Public finance Allot increased revenues from certain county and city license fees to public school funding, the state highway fund, and the public safety fund
CICA Education Enhancement Education Allot increased revenues from county and city license fees to public school funding

See also

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External links


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