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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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|[[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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| {{ica}} || [[Nevada Proposition 13 (2008)|Proposition 13]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Nevada|Taxes]] || [[Property tax]] increases limited to 2% annually  
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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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| {{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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|[[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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| {{ica}} || [[Nevada Funding Nevada's Priorities Act (2008)|Funding Nevada's Priorities]] || [[:Category:Public 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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|[[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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| {{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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Revision as of 18:49, 22 February 2010

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

Not on 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

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