Update on this year’s and next year’s ballot measure certifications

As of April 18, 2023, six statewide measures have been certified for the ballot in four states for elections in 2023. That’s the same as the average number (6) certified at this point in other odd-numbered years from 2011 to 2021. 

For 2024, 28 statewide measures have been certified in 16 states. That’s 10 more measures than the average number certified at this point from 2010 to 2022.

Here’s an update on the latest ballot measure activity.

Three new measures were certified for the 2024 ballot last week:

Signatures have been submitted and are pending verification for one initiative in Michigan:

Signatures were verified for five indirect initiatives in Maine and Ohio, and the initiatives are now before legislators:

From 2011 to 2021, the average number of statewide ballot measures certified in an odd-numbered year was 33. By this time during odd-numbered years from 2011 through 2021, an average of six statewide measures had been certified for the ballot. 

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