Virginia 2012 ballot measures
Since only legislatively-referred constitutional amendments are allowed in Virginia, proposals must be made during the state's legislative session. No measures were referred during the 2011 regular session. The next regular session begins in January 2012.
|"Personhood" Amendment||Abortion||Would define person in the state constitution as every stage of biological development|
|Eminent Domain Amendment||Eminent domain||Would limit instances when private property could be taken for public use|
Local ballot measures
- See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012
No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.
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.