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

As of May 2, 2023, seven statewide measures have been certified for the ballot in four states for elections in 2023. That’s the same as the average number (7) certified at this point in other odd-numbered years from 2011 to 2021. 

For 2024, 32 statewide measures have been certified in 16 states. That’s six more measures than the average number certified at this point from 2010 to 2022.

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

One new measure was certified for the 2023 ballot last week:

  1. Texas Authorize Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County Amendment

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

  1. Florida Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment
  2. North Dakota Legacy Fund Transfers Amendment

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

  1. Michigan $15 Minimum Wage Initiative (2024)

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

  1. Maine “Right to Repair Law” Vehicle Data Access Requirement Initiative (2023)
  2. Maine Creation of Pine Tree Power Company Initiative (2023)
  3. Maine Prohibit Foreign Spending in Elections Initiative (2023)
  4. Maine Voter Approval of Borrowing Above $1 Billion by State Entities and Electric Cooperatives Initiative (2023)
  5. Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative (2023)

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