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{{tnr}}This page contains potential statewide ballot meausures that have been '''filed''', are being '''reviewed''' or have begun '''circulation''' to obtain signatures for it to be placed on a [[2010 ballot measures|2010 primary or general election ballot]]. A list of [[Proposed_ballot_measures_that_were_not_on_a_ballot|measures that did not qualify for the 2010 ballot can be found here]].
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<div style="float:right; margin-top: 0.0em; margin-bottom:3px; background-color: #cee0f2; padding: .2em .6em; font-size: 130%; border:1px solid #A3B1BF;">'''[[Potential 2011 ballot measures|2011 potentials]]''' <span style="font-size: larger;font-weight: bold;">→</span></div>{{tnr}}This page contained potential statewide ballot measures that were '''filed''', were being '''reviewed''' or had begun '''circulation''' to obtain signatures for it to be placed on a [[2010 ballot measures|2010 primary or general election ballot]]. A list of [[Proposed_ballot_measures_that_were_not_on_a_ballot|measures that did not qualify for the 2010 ballot can be found here]].
  
:: ''See also [[2010 ballot measures]] for [[ballot measure]]s that are already confirmed for a 2010 ballot, and [[Ballot initiatives filed for the 2010 ballot|filed initiatives]]''
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:: ''See also [[2010 ballot measures]] for [[ballot measure]]s that were confirmed for a 2010 ballot, and [[Ballot initiatives filed for the 2010 ballot|filed initiatives]]''
 
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==Colorado==
 
:: ''[[Colorado 2010 ballot measures]]''
 
  
The petition drive deadline has passed - Aug. 2. Two initiatives filed signatures.
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==See also==
 
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* [[Potential 2012 ballot measures]]
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| {{ica}} || [[Colorado Health Care Amendment (2010)|Health Care Amendment (2)]] || [[:Category:Health care, Colorado|Health care]] || Protect the individual’s right to make health care decisions
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| {{iss}} || [[Colorado Criminal Defendant Bail Initiative (2010)|Criminal Defendant Bail Initiative]] || [[:category:Law enforcement, Colorado|Law enforcement]] || Amends the criteria for setting bail and type of bond.
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==Michigan==
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:: ''[[Michigan 2010 ballot measures]]''
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The petition drive deadline has passed - July 5. No initiatives filed signatures. Below are pending legislatively-referred measures.
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| {{lrca}} || [[Michigan Budget Approval Deadline Amendment (2010)|Budget Approval Deadline Amendment]] || [[:category:Administration of government, Michigan|Admin of gov't]] || Would dock the pay of each lawmaker for every day beyond the deadline that the budget is not passed
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|{{lrca}} || [[Michigan Term Limits Amendment (2010)|Term Limits Amendment]] || [[:Category:Term limits, Michigan|Term limits]] || Expands the number of years lawmakers can serve
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| {{lrca}} || [[Michigan Sales Tax Amendment (2010)|Sales Tax Amendment]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Michigan|Taxes]] || Decrease sales tax and extend tax to other services
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| {{lrca}} || [[Michigan Drilling Ban Amendment (2010)|Drilling Ban Amendment]] || [[:Category:Natural resources, Michigan|Natural resources]] || A constitutional ban on drilling in the Great Lakes
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==New Jersey==
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:: ''[[New Jersey 2010 ballot measures]]''
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| [[New Jersey Sports Betting Amendment (2010)|Sports Betting Amendment]]
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| [[:Category:Gambling, New Jersey|Gambling]]
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| Allow sports betting the state of New Jersey.
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| Introduced
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| [[New Jersey Pension Fund Amendment (2010)|Pension Fund Amendment]]
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| [[:Category:Administration of government, New Jersey|Admin. of gov't]]
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| Mandate that the state make annual payments to the pension fund.
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| Introduced
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| [[New Jersey "Cap 2.5" Amendment (2010)|"Cap 2.5" Amendment]]
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| [[:Category:Taxes, New Jersey|Property Taxes]]
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| Mandate that all property tax increases and state operational spending capped at 2.5%
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| Introduced
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==North Dakota==
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:: ''[[North Dakota 2010 ballot measures]]''
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| {{iss}} || [[North Dakota Fenced Hunting Ban Initiative (2010)|Fenced Hunting Ban Initiative]] || [[:Category:Hunting, North Dakota|Hunting]] || Bans fenced hunting such as game preserves where people pay to shoot big-game animals
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| {{iss}} || [[North Dakota Pharmacy Ownership Repeal (2010)|Pharmacy Ownership Repeal]] || [[:Category:Health care, North Dakota|Health care]] || Repeals the provision that requires pharmacies to be majority-owned by pharmacists
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| {{iss}} || [[North Dakota Alcohol Tax Increase Initiative (2010)|Alcohol Tax Increase Initiative]] || [[:Category:Alcohol, North Dakota|Alcohol]] || Taxes on beer, wine and liquor
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| {{iss}} || [[North Dakota Read Bills Before Vote Initiative (2010)|Read Bills Before Vote Initiative]] || [[:Category:Administration of government, North Dakota|Admin of gov't]] || Requires lawmakers to swear they've read a bill before they vote to approve it
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| {{ica}} || [[North Dakota Term Limits Amendment (2010)|Term Limits Amendment]] || [[:Category:Term limits, North Dakota|Term limits]] || Would limit legislators and executive branch office holders to two terms
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| {{ica}} || [[North Dakota Property Tax Amendment (2010)| Property Tax Amendment]] || [[:Category:Taxes, North Dakota|Taxes]] || Eliminates property taxes as a source of state revenue
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| {{iss}} || [[North Dakota Abortion Instrument Ban (2010)|Abortion Instrument Ban]] || [[:Category:Abortion, North Dakota|Abortion]] || Would ban the use of instruments that would decapitate or crush the skull of a fetus
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| {{ica}} || [[North Dakota Religious Freedom Amendment (2010)|Religious Freedom Amendment]] || [[:Category:Religion, North Dakota|Religion]] || Prohibits gov't from burdening person or organization from religious liberty
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| [[Veto referendum|VR]] || [[North Dakota Fireworks Referendum (2010)|Fireworks Referendum]] || [[:Category:Business regulation, North Dakota|Business]] || Would allow bottle rocket sales to people older than 17
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| {{ica}} || [[North Dakota Redistricting Amendment (2010)|Redistricting Amendment]] || [[:Category:Redistricting, North Dakota|Redistricting]] || Would require that legislative district lines be drawn by an independent commission
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==Pennsylvania==
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:: ''[[Pennsylvania 2010 ballot measures]]''
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| [[Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention Question (2010)|Constitutional Convention]]
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| [[:Category:Administration of government, Oregon|Admin. of gov't]]
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| Calling for Constitutional Convention
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| Proposed
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==Rhode Island==
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::''[[Rhode Island 2010 ballot measures]]''
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|{{lrca}} || [[Rhode Island Casino Gambling Amendment (2010)|Casino Gambling Amendment]] || [[:Category:Gambling, Rhode Island|Gambling]] || Would allow the operation of casino gambling in the state.
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Latest revision as of 15:42, 27 February 2013

2011 potentials
This page contained potential statewide ballot measures that were filed, were being reviewed or had begun circulation to obtain signatures for it to be placed on a 2010 primary or general election ballot. A list of measures that did not qualify for the 2010 ballot can be found here.
See also 2010 ballot measures for ballot measures that were confirmed for a 2010 ballot, and filed initiatives

California

California 2010 ballot propositions

The deadline for ballot initiatives for the California 2010 ballot has passed. However, the state legislature still may refer propositions to the November 2, 2010 ballot.

Dozens of initiatives whose sponsors filed their measures with election officials in early 2010 did not qualify for the November 2, 2010 ballot but might still qualify for a statewide election in 2012.

This is because when a proposed initiative is given its official ballot title and summary, it is also given a 150-day window for collection of signatures. If initiative sponsors collect sufficient signatures within their 150-day window and turn them in too late to qualify for the November 2010 bllot, their initiative will go on the ballot in a future year.


See also