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2022 Ballot Propositions

Referenda, Citizen Initiatives, and School Bonds & Overrides

REFERENDA

Prop 128

VOTE NO ON PROP 128
Legislature may overturn voter initiatives

Proposition 128 would amend the Arizona Constitution to provide that the Legislature may
amend or supersede an initiative or referendum measure if any part of the measure is found by the
United States Supreme Court or the Arizona Supreme Court to contain illegal or unconstitutional
language. The legislative action could occur by a majority vote of each house of the Legislature
and would not be required to further the purpose of the measure.
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Prop 129

VOTE NO ON PROP 129
Single subject citizen's initiatives

Proposition 129 would amend the Arizona Constitution to expressly require that:
1. Each initiative measure must embrace only one subject and matters properly connected
to that subject.
2. The subject of the initiative measure must be expressed in the title of the measure.
3. Any portion of an initiative measure that is not contained in the title is void.
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Prop 130

VOTE YES ON PROP 130
Property tax exemption provisions

Proposition 130 would amend the Arizona Constitution to consolidate and clarify the
constitutional provisions that prescribe exemptions from property tax. Proposition 130 would also
allow the Legislature to prescribe the qualifications for and limits on some of these exemptions. 
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Prop 131

VOTE YES ON PROP 131
Lieutenant Governor

Proposition 131 would amend the Arizona Constitution to create the office of Lieutenant
Governor within the Executive Department. Beginning with the 2026 election, at least sixty days
before the general election, each nominee for Governor would name a Lieutenant Governor to run
on a ticket as a joint candidate with the Governor at the general election. 
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Prop 132

VOTE NO ON PROP 132
Supermajority to pass ballot initiatives

Proposition 132 would amend the Arizona Constitution to provide that an initiative
measure, a referendum measure or a proposed constitutional amendment to approve a tax becomes
law only if approved by 60% of the votes cast.

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Prop 308

VOTE YES ON PROP 308
In-state college tuition benefit

In 2006, the voters approved a measure that prohibits a person who is not a United States
citizen or legal resident and who does not otherwise possess lawful immigration status in this
country from being classified as an in-state student or county resident for community college or
state university tuition purposes. The 2006 measure also provided that a state university or
community college student who is not a United States citizen and who does not otherwise possess
lawful immigration status in this country is not entitled to waivers, grants or any other financial
assistance paid in whole or part with state monies. If approved by the voters, Proposition 308
would repeal these provisions and the related reporting requirements.
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Prop 309

VOTE NO ON PROP 309
Additional requirements for mail-in ballots

Proposition 309 would require that a voter who appears in person at a polling place, voting
center, on-site early voting location or other in-person voting location must present a photo ID to
receive a ballot. Proposition 309 would also require an affidavit that accompanies an early ballot and
return envelope that requires the voter to provide the voter's "early voter identification" number, date of birth
and signature. 

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Prop 310

VOTE YES ON PROP 310
Sales tax increase for fire districts

Proposition 310 would increase the state transaction privilege tax (commonly known as the
sales tax) and the state use tax from the current state tax rate of 5.6% to 5.7% for twenty years,
beginning on January 1, 2023, to provide funding for fire districts. 

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Prop 209

VOTE YES ON PROP 209
Limit predatory debt collection 

Proposition 209 would increase debt collection exemptions (and would also provide that

the exemption amounts would be increased annually based on the change in the
United States Department of Labor consumer price index)

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Prop 211

VOTE YES ON PROP 211
Stop Dark Money (
Voters' Right to Know)

Proposition 211 would amend the campaign finance laws to require a "covered person" (a
person or entity that spends $50,000 or more on campaign media for a statewide candidate during
a two-year election cycle or that spends $25,000 or more on campaign media for any other type of
candidate during a two-year election cycle) to disclose the identity of anyone who is the original
source of donations of more than $5,000 to the covered person for campaign media. Proposition
211 also requires any donor that contributes more than $5,000 to a covered person during an
election cycle for campaign media spending to identify to the covered person the identity of any
person who contributed more than $2,500 in original money that is being transferred to that donor,
as well as any intermediaries that previously transferred the funds being given to the covered
person.

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CITIZEN INITIATIVES

SCHOOL BONDS AND OVERRIDES - VOTE YES ON ALL

Cave Creek M&O Override

VOTE YES
Maintenance and Operations Budget Override

An M&O override allows schools districts to exceed the “revenue control limit,” which is a spending limit set forth in the Arizona Constitution since 1980. If passed, the District will receive supplemental funding from the local community to support school maintenance and operations costs.
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Paradise Valley M&O Continuation

VOTE YES
Override Election

State law allows Arizona school districts to increase their maintenance and operation budgets by up to 15 percent more per year than the revenue control limit imposed by the state legislature. These increases are called an override and in 2022 voters will decide whether or not to keep to current override in place.
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Scottsdale Direct Additional Assistance

VOTE YES
District Additional Assistance Override

A District Additional Assistance (DAA) budget override allows a school district to levy a tax to pay for capital equipment items that can't be purchased by the district’s regular capital budget & that is not included in a district’s current bond program. AZ Revised Statute §15-481 grants public school district governing boards authority to call for a District Additional Assistance Override election. Per statute, a District Additional Assistance Override is limited to the lesser of a specified dollar amount or 10% of the Revenue Control Limit.

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Fountain Hills Bond & Direct Additional Assistance

VOTE YES
Bond & Direct Additional Assistance

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