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Alabama Amendment 6: Limit Obamacare In State Alabama: Limit Obamacare In State


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This measure would amend the state constitution to prohibit individuals and businesses from being compelled to participate in any health care system. A "YES" vote opposes Obamacare and would amend the state constitution. A "NO" vote supports Obamacare and would not amend the state constitution.

 
 
 

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Arkansas Issue 5: Allow Medical Marijuana Arkansas: Allow Medical Marijuana


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This measure would legalize use of marijuana for medical purposes. A "FOR" vote supports legalization of medical marijuana. An "AGAINST" vote opposes legalization of medical marijuana.

 
 
 

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California Proposition 30: Tax Increase California: Tax Increase


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A measure sponsored by Gov. Jerry Brown that would increase personal income tax for seven years for those making more than $250,000 a year. It also increases the sales tax by 0.25% for four years. A "YES" vote supports the tax increase measure and would raise income taxes and the state sales tax. A "NO" vote opposes the tax increase and would not raise income taxes or the state sales tax.

 
 
 

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California Proposition 34: Ban Death Penalty California: Ban Death Penalty


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This measure would abolish capital punishment in California and would make life imprisonment without the possibility of parole the maximum punishment for murder. If passed, the measure would apply retroactively to all Death Row inmates, whose sentences would be converted to life imprisonment. A "YES" vote opposes the death penalty and would abolish the death penalty in the state. A "NO" vote supports the death penalty and would not abolish the death penalty in the state.

 
 
 

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California Proposition 38: Tax Increase California: Tax Increase


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This measure would raise income taxes for almost all income levels for 12 years. For the first four years, 60% of the revenue would be dedicated to K-12 education, 30% to debt reduction, and 15% to early childhood programs. After four years, 85% of revenues would go to K-12 education and 15% to early childhood programs. Gov. Jerry Brown opposes this measure. A "YES" vote supports this measure and would increase income taxes across the board. A "NO" vote opposes this measure and would not increase income taxes across the board.

 
 
 

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Colorado Amendment 64: Legalize Marijuana Colorado: Legalize Marijuana


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This measure would amend the state constitution and legalize and regulate the production, possession, and distribution of marijuana for persons age 21 and older. A "YES" vote supports legalization of marijuana. A "NO" vote opposes legalization of marijuana.

 
 
 

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Florida Amendment 1: Limit Obamacare In State Florida: Limit Obamacare In State


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This measure would amend the state constitution to prohibit individuals and businesses from being compelled to participate in any health care system. A "YES" vote opposes Obamacare and would amend the state constitution. A "NO" vote supports Obamacare and would not amend the state constitution. (60% of vote required for passage)

 
 
 

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Florida Amendment 6: No Public Funds for Abortion Florida: No Public Funds for Abortion


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This measure would prohibit the use of public funding for abortions, with the exception of rape, incest, and cases where the mother's life is in danger. A "YES" vote would ban use of public funds for abortions. A "NO" vote would not ban use of public funds for abortions. (60% of vote required for passage)

 
 
 

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Maine Question 1: Allow Same-Sex Marriage Maine: Allow Same-Sex Marriage


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This measure would repeal a previous law banning same-sex marriage and allow the state to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and recognizes legal same-sex marriages performed in other states. A "YES" vote supports same-sex marriage and would legalize same-sex marriage in Maine. A "NO" vote opposes same-sex marriage and would maintain current law banning same-sex marriage.

 
 
 

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Maryland Question 6: Allow Same-Sex Marriage Maryland: Allow Same-Sex Marriage


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This measure asks voters to support or reject a new state law that allows same-sex couples to marry in the state of Maryland. A "FOR" vote supports same-sex marriage; would uphold the new law allowing same-sex marriage. An "AGAINST" vote opposes same-sex marriage; would repeal new law allowing same-sex marriage.

 
 
 

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Massachusetts Question 3: Allow Medical Marijuana Massachusetts: Allow Medical Marijuana


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This measure would legalize use of marijuana for medical purposes. A "YES" vote supports legalizing medical marijuana. A "NO" vote opposes legalizing medical marijuana.

 
 
 

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Minnesota Amendment 1: Ban Same-Sex Marriage Minnesota: Ban Same-Sex Marriage


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This measure would amend the state constitution to define marriage as a union of one man and one woman. A "YES" vote opposes same-sex marriage; defines marriage as between one man and one woman. A "NO" vote supports same-sex marriage; would not define marriage as between one man and one woman. (Majority of all votes cast on Election Day required for passage, not just a majority of votes cast for this measure)

 
 
 

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Montana Referendum 122: Limit Obamacare In State Montana: Limit Obamacare In State


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This measure prohibits federal and state government from requiring the purchase of health insurance or imposing any penalty, tax, fee or fine on those who do not purchase health insurance. A "FOR" vote opposes Obamacare; prohibits requiring the purchase of health insurance. An "AGAINST" vote supports Obamacare; does not prohibit requiring the purchase of health insurance.

 
 
 

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Montana Referendum 124: Ban Medical Marijuana Montana: Ban Medical Marijuana


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This measure asks voters to keep or reject a 2011 law that replaced a 2004 medical marijuana law with a far more restrictive version. In 2004, Montana voters approved a law creating a medical marijuana program in the state. A 2011 law repealed the 2004 law, and while it did not outlaw the use of medical marijuana, it placed numerous restrictions on medical marijuana providers and users. A "FOR" vote is the anti-medical marijuana position. It replaces a 2004 medical marijuana law with a far more restrictive one passed in 2011. An "AGAINST" vote is the pro-medical marijuana position. It repeals a 2011 law that repealed a 2004 medical marijuana law. Voting "AGAINST" will restore the 2004 medical marijuana law, which medical marijuana backers support.

 
 
 

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Oregon Measure 80: Legalize Marijuana Oregon: Legalize Marijuana


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This measure would allow the commercial cultivation and sale of marijuana to adults through state-licensed stores, allows unlicensed cultivation and use of marijuana by adults, and prohibits restrictions on hemp. A "YES" vote supports the legalization of marijuana. A "NO" vote opposes the legalization of marijuana.

 
 
 

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Washington Referendum 74: Allow Same-Sex Marriage Washington: Allow Same-Sex Marriage


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This measure would repeal a new state law from the state legislature that legalized same-sex marriage. An "APPROVED" vote supports same-sex marriage and would uphold the state law. A "REJECTED" vote opposes same-sex marriage and would overturn the state law.

 
 
 

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Washington Initiative 502: Legalize Marijuana Washington: Legalize Marijuana


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This measure would legalize and regulate the production, possession, and distribution of marijuana for persons age 21 and older. A "YES" vote supports marijuana legalization. A "NO" vote opposes marijuana legalization.

 
 
 

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Wyoming Amendment A: Limit Obamacare In State Wyoming: Limit Obamacare In State


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This measure amends the state constitution to declare that citizens of Wyoming have the right to make their own health care decisions and allows the state to act to "preserve these rights from undue government influence." A "FOR" vote opposes Obamacare and amends the state constitution with new language. An "AGAINST" vote supports Obamacare and does not amend the state constitution.

 
 
 

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