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{{tnr}}'''Two statewide questions''' have so far been approved for the [[2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in the state of [[Oklahoma]].
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{{Okelecbanner12}}{{pt1}}[[Oklahoma 2014 ballot measures|2014]]{{pt2}}[[Oklahoma 2010 ballot measures|2010]]{{pt3}}{{tnr}}'''Six statewide questions''' were approved for the [[2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in the state of [[Oklahoma]].
 
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* The [[Petition drive deadlines, 2012|petition drive deadline]] for [[ballot initiative]]s seeking ballot access in 2012 was [[BC2012#September|September 7, 2012.]]  
* The measures are a {{lrcafull}}
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* The [[Petition drive deadlines, 2012|petition drive deadline]] for [[ballot initiative]]s seeking ballot access in 2012 is [[BC2012#September|September 7, 2012.]]  
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* The state signature requirement for {{icafull}}s is 155,215 and 82,781 for {{issfull}}s.
 
* The state signature requirement for {{icafull}}s is 155,215 and 82,781 for {{issfull}}s.
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* The [[Dates of 2011 state legislative sessions|2011 regular session]] began on February 7 and ended on May 27.
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* The [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]] began on [[BC2012#February|February 6, 2012]] and ended on [[BC2012#May|May 25, 2012]]. [[Legislative referral]]s could have been sent to the 2012 ballot during this time.
 
==On the ballot==
 
==On the ballot==
 
: ''See also: [[2012 ballot measures]]''
 
: ''See also: [[2012 ballot measures]]''
The following measure will appear on the ballot in 2012:
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The following measures will appear on the ballot in 2012:
 
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==Potential measures==
 
: ''See also: [[Potential 2012 ballot measures]]''
 
The following measures have been proposed for the 2012 ballot:
 
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma Legislative Session Amendment (2012)|Legislative Session Amendment]] ||[[::Category:State legislatures, Oklahoma|Legislature]]  || Would make legislative session adjourn every other year. 
 
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma Wine Purchase Question (2012)|Wine Purchase Question]] ||[[::Category:Alcohol, Oklahoma|Alcohol]]  || Would allow the purchase of wine in grocery stores.
 
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma Firearms Amendment (2012)|Firearms Amendment]] ||[[::Category:Firearms, Oklahoma|Firearms]]  || Would clarify the manner in which firearms may be carried in the state.
 
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|{{lrss}}|| [[Oklahoma Immigration Question (2012)|Immigration Question]] ||[[::Category:Immigration, Oklahoma|Immigration]]  || Would give law enforcement more authority to check immigration status of motorists.
 
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma State Office Appointment Amendment (2012)|Appointment Amendment]] ||[[::Category:Administration of government, Oklahoma|Administration of government]]  || Would allow the governor to appoint people to certain state offices.
 
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==Not on ballot==
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==Not on the ballot==
 
:: ''See also: [[Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot]]''
  
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|{{lrss}}|| [[Oklahoma Foreign Law Question (2012)|Foreign Law Question]] ||[[::Category:Judicial reform, Oklahoma|Judicial reform]]  || Proposes to prohibit foreign laws from being enforced in state courtrooms.||{{nob}}
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|{{lrss}}|| [[Oklahoma Foreign Law Question (2012)|Foreign Law Question]] ||[[::Category:State judiciary, Oklahoma|Judicial reform]]  || Proposes to prohibit foreign laws from being enforced in state courtrooms.|| align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{iss}} || [[Oklahoma Redistricting Initiative (2012)|Redistricting Initiative]] || [[:category:Redistricting measures, Oklahoma|Redistricting]] || Prohibit lawmakers from drawing district lines that favor any political party, incumbent or challenger. || align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma Legislative Session Amendment (2012)|Legislative Session Amendment]] ||[[::Category:State legislatures, Oklahoma|Legislature]]  || Would make legislative session adjourn every other year.  || align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma Wine Purchase Question (2012)|Wine Purchase Question]] ||[[::Category:Alcohol, Oklahoma|Alcohol]]  || Would allow the purchase of wine in grocery stores.|| align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma Firearms Amendment (2012)|Firearms Amendment]] ||[[::Category:Firearms, Oklahoma|Firearms]]  || Would clarify the manner in which firearms may be carried in the state.|| align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{lrss}}|| [[Oklahoma Immigration Question (2012)|Immigration Question]] ||[[::Category:Immigration, Oklahoma|Immigration]]  || Would give law enforcement more authority to check immigration status of motorists.|| align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma State Office Appointment Amendment (2012)|Appointment Amendment]] ||[[::Category:Administration of government, Oklahoma|Admin of gov't]]  || Would allow the governor to appoint people to certain state offices. || align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma "Personhood" Amendment (2012)|"Personhood" Amendment]] ||[[::Category:Abortion, Oklahoma|Abortion]]  || Would define "person" in the [[Oklahoma Constitution|state constitution]] as the moment of biological development. || align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{lrss}}|| [[Oklahoma Violent Video Game Tax Question (2012)|Violent Video Game Tax Question]] ||[[::Category:Taxes, Oklahoma|Taxes]]  || Would tax violent video games for educational purposes. || align="center" |{{nob}}
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|{{lrca}}|| [[Oklahoma Military Service While In Office Amendment(2012)|In Office Amendment]] ||[[::Category:Administration of government, Oklahoma|Admin. of gov't.]]  || Whether state office holders can keep position while in active service. || align="center" |{{nob}}
 
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* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Oklahoma]]
 
* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Oklahoma]]
 
* [[Oklahoma Legislature]]
 
* [[Oklahoma Legislature]]
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 13:20, 20 November 2012


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Six statewide questions were approved for the 2012 ballot in the state of Oklahoma.

On the ballot

See also: 2012 ballot measures

The following measures will appear on the ballot in 2012:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA State Question 758 Taxes Would prevent annual increases in property taxes. Approveda
LRCA State Question 759 Affirmative action Would ban affirmative action programs in the state. Approveda
LRCA State Question 762 State exec Would remove the state governor from the state parole process. Approveda
LRCA State Question 764 Bond issues Creation of the Water Infrastructure Credit Enhancement Reserve Fund. Approveda
LRCA State Question 765 Admin. of gov't. Create department to provide for public welfare for state residents. Approveda
LRCA State Question 766 Taxes Abolish property taxes on intangible personal property. Approveda


Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

The following measures will not appear on the ballot:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Foreign Law Question Judicial reform Proposes to prohibit foreign laws from being enforced in state courtrooms. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Redistricting Initiative Redistricting Prohibit lawmakers from drawing district lines that favor any political party, incumbent or challenger. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Legislative Session Amendment Legislature Would make legislative session adjourn every other year. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Wine Purchase Question Alcohol Would allow the purchase of wine in grocery stores. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Firearms Amendment Firearms Would clarify the manner in which firearms may be carried in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRSS Immigration Question Immigration Would give law enforcement more authority to check immigration status of motorists. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Appointment Amendment Admin of gov't Would allow the governor to appoint people to certain state offices. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA "Personhood" Amendment Abortion Would define "person" in the state constitution as the moment of biological development. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRSS Violent Video Game Tax Question Taxes Would tax violent video games for educational purposes. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA In Office Amendment Admin. of gov't. Whether state office holders can keep position while in active service. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012

No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.

See also

References