As of August 8, 2023, 40 statewide measures have been certified for the ballot in eight states, 13 more measures than the average number certified at this point in other odd-numbered years from 2011 to 2021.
For 2024, 47 statewide measures have been certified in 22 states. That’s two more measures than the average number certified at this point from 2010 to 2022.
Here’s an update on the latest ballot measure activity:
Two new measure was certified for the ballot last week in 2024:
- California Prohibit State Limitations on Local Rent Control Initiative (2024)
- Maine State Flag Referendum (2024)
Signatures have been submitted for one initiative for 2023, and the signatures are pending verification:
From 2010 to 2022, the average number of statewide ballot measures certified in an even-numbered year was 164. By this time for even-numbered years from 2010 through 2022, an average of 45 statewide measures had been certified for the ballot.