Nevada 2008 ballot measures

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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 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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