Tag: statewide ballot

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

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    As of July 11, 2023, 33 statewide measures have been certified for the ballot in eight states for elections in 2023. That’s nine more measures than the average number (24) certified at this point in other odd-numbered years from 2011 to 2021. The number certified—33—also ties with 2021 for the highest number of any of those…

  • Washington and Wisconsin enact laws limiting advisory questions on ballots

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    Washington and Wisconsin passed bills during their 2023 legislative sessions that limited non-binding questions, also known as advisory questions or advisory votes, on election ballots. These two bills are among 349 legislative proposals introduced in 2023 that concern topics related to direct democracy, including ballot measures, initiatives, veto referendums, referrals, local ballot measures, and recall…

  • Louisiana voters will decide on eight constitutional amendments in 2023 – four in Oct., four in Nov.

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    The Louisiana State Legislature concluded its legislative session for 2023 on June 8. During this session, a total of seven constitutional amendments were passed, adding to the existing one that was referred to the 2023 ballot in the legislature’s 2022 session. Altogether, there will be eight amendments on the statewide ballot for 2023. Four amendments…