North Dakota 2014 ballot measures
Five ballot measures are certified for the 2014 ballot in the state of North Dakota.
- Since 1988, an average of six measures have appeared annually on the ballot in North Dakota. Therefore, 2014 is a below average year based on the currently certified measures.
- The number of measures on a state-wide ballot since 1988 have ranged from 2 to 15.
- Since 1988, 43 of 82 or 52.00% of North Dakota ballot measures have been approved by voters.
- Conversely, 39 of 82 or 48.00% of measures have been defeated.
On the ballot
- See also: 2014 ballot measures
|Measure 1||Direct Democracy||Moves the filing deadline up for initiated petitions from 90 to 120 days before a statewide election|
|Measure 1||Abortion||Declares in the state constitution that life begins at conception|
|Measure 2||Taxes||Prevents the state from imposing mortgage, sales or transfer taxes on the mortgage or transfer of real property|
|Measure 3||Education||Abolishes elected State Board of Higher Education and replaces it with appointed Commission of Higher Education|
|Measure 4||Direct Democracy||Requires measures that have significant fiscal impacts on the state to be voted on at a general election|
|Measure 5||Taxes||Redirects some of the state's oil tax revenues to conservation efforts|
|CISS||Measure 6||Divorce & Custody||Creates a legal presumption that each parent is a fit parent and entitled to be awarded equal parental rights by a court|
|CISS||Measure 7||Business||Removes requirement that majority ownership in a pharmacy be held by a registered pharmacist|
|CISS||Measure 8||Education||Mandates that school classes begin after Labor Day|
Not on the ballot
|CISS||Property Tax Reform Initiative||Taxes||Modifies standards for collecting property taxes, requires baseline budgeting for political subdivisions, establishes property tax credit fund and consolidates tax levies|
|University Nickname Amendment||Motto and symbols||Allows for the University of North Dakota to use the "Fighting Sioux" nickname|
|Direct Democracy Protection Initiative||Direct democracy||Prevents the legislature from amending Article III of the state constitution|
|Property Tax Abolishment Initiative||Taxes||Requires the legislature to replace local governments' property tax income with state tax revenue|
|Voter Identification Amendment||Elections||Requires a valid photo ID in order to vote|
|Direct Payments to Residents Amendment||Gov't spending||Relates to constitutional authorization for the legislature to provide direct payments to North Dakota residents|
|VR||Abortion Restrictions Referendum (3)||Abortion||Allows public votes on newly passed restrictions on when abortions may be performed|
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- History of Initiative & Referendum in North Dakota
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