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{{Vaelecbanner12}}{{pt1}}[[Virginia 2014 ballot measures|2014]]{{pt2}}[[Virginia 2010 ballot measures|2010]]{{pt3}}'''Two measures''' were certified for the [[2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in [[Virginia]].  
<div style="float:right; margin-top: 0.0em; margin-bottom:3px; background-color: #cee0f2; padding: .2em .6em; font-size: 130%; border:1px solid #A3B1BF;"><span style="font-size: larger;font-weight: bold;">&larr;</span> '''[[Virginia 2010 ballot measures|2010]]''' </div>'''No measures''' have been certified for the [[2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in [[Virginia]]. Since only {{lrcafull}}s are allowed in Virginia, proposals must be made during the state's legislative session. The 2011 regular session has been completed. The next regular session will begin in January 2012.
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* Both measures were '''approved'''.
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* Since only {{lrcafull}}s are allowed in Virginia, proposals must be made during the state's legislative session. No measures were referred during the 2011 regular session.  
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* The [[Dates of 2012 state legislative sessions|2012 state legislative session]] began on [[BC2012#January|January 11, 2012]] and ended on [[BC2012#March|March 10, 2012]]. [[Legislative referral]]s could have been sent to the 2012 ballot during this time.
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==Potential measures==
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|{{lrca}} || [[Virginia "Personhood" Amendment (2012)|"Personhood" Amendment]] || [[:Category:Abortion, Virginia|Abortion]] ||Would define person in the state constitution as every stage of biological development
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| {{lrca}} || [[Virginia Eminent Domain Amendment (2012)|Eminent Domain Amendment]] || [[:Category:Eminent domain, Virginia|Eminent domain]] || Would limit instances when private property could be taken for public use
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| {{lrca}} || [[Virginia Gubernatorial Term Limits Amendment (2012)|Gubernatorial Term Limits Amendment]] || [[:Category:State executive official measures, Virginia|State executive official measures]] || Would allow governors to serve two consecutive terms. || align="center" | {{nob}}
 
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Latest revision as of 13:23, 20 November 2012


2014
2010
Two measures were certified for the 2012 ballot in Virginia.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Eminent domain Would limit instances when private property could be taken for public use Approveda
LRCA Question 2 State legislatures Allows the legislature to delay the start of its veto session by up to one week. Approveda

Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Gubernatorial Term Limits Amendment State executive official measures Would allow governors to serve two consecutive terms. 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.

History

Since 2000, Virginians have considered 14 ballot measures. Of these 14, all 14 have passed. Historically, Virginia ballot measures have focused a wide variety of issues with tax, bond, and budget issues being most common. Other notable measures include 2000's hunting rights amendment and 2006's traditional marriage amendment.

See also

Virginia

External links