Nevada 2010 ballot measures

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Four measures have been approved for the November 2, 2010 statewide ballot in Nevada.[1] Eight initiatives have been proposed.

The signature filing deadlines for the 2010 ballot in Nevada are:

On the ballot

November 2:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Judicial reform Creation of a selection panel that would recommend candidates to the governor for judicial appointment Defeatedd
LRCA Question 2 Judicial reform Allow lawmakers to create an intermediate appellate court between the district courts and Nevada Supreme Court Defeatedd
LRSS Question 3 Taxes Allows lawmakers to make certain tax changes without going to a vote of the people Defeatedd
LRCA Question 4 Eminent domain Prohibit the taking of private property if it is to be transferred to a private party Defeatedd

Proposed measures

Type Title Subject Description
CICA Hemp for Biomass Marijuana Allow the Desert Research Institute to research hemp, a derivative of the cannabis plant, as a source of biomass for energy
CICA Mining Tax Measure Taxes Removes the statutory deductions for mining companies provided by state law
CICA Secret Ballot Amendment Labor Protects the right to secret ballots in union representation elections
CICA Public Office and Issues Secret Ballot Amendment Elections Protects the right to secret ballots for public office and on public issues
CICA Health Care Freedom Act (2) Health care Protect the individual’s right to make health care decisions
Immigration Reform Initiative Immigration Would authorize police question a person's immigration status if there are any suspicions that they are illegal immigrants

In court

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Personhood Amendment Abortion Would recognize the personhood of the unborn from the earliest stages of life Waiting for ruling

Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Employee Paychecks Initiative Labor Prohibit employer use of employee paychecks for political activities without consent withdrawn
CICA Voter Identification Amendment Elections Requires voters to present a government-issued photo identification card at the polls withdrawn

Local ballot measures

See also


External links


  1. The Record-Courier,"Lawmakers approve four ballot questions," May 9, 2010