A Guide To 2018 Arizona Ballot Propositions

Published: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:17am
Updated: Monday, April 27, 2020 - 1:13pm

Arizona voters are deciding on five ballot measures on Nov. 6.

On four of those issues, KJZZ's The Show invited people on both sides to weigh in. (There is no organized opposition to Proposition 125.)

Learn more about each measure and hear the arguments for and against.

Proposition 125

Description: "The constitutional amendment and accompanying legislation would permit the state to adjust certain benefits in the corrections officers’ and elected officials’ retirement systems to alleviate pension underfunding."

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Proposition 126

Description: "The constitutional amendment would prohibit the state and each county, city, town, district, or other political subdivision in Arizona from imposing a new or increased tax on services that was not already in effect on Dec. 31, 2017."

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Proposition 127

Description: "The constitutional amendment would replace Arizona’s current plan for increasing renewable energy use by imposing a new mandate requiring nongovernmental electric utilities to increase the portion of their retail energy sales generated from certain types of renewable energy resources to 50 percent by 2030."

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Proposition 305

Description: "The law would expand eligibility for education empowerment scholarship accounts to increase the number of eligible students enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade, with greater funding provided for low-income students."

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Proposition 306

Description: "The law would prohibit candidates who finance their political campaigns with public funding from the citizens clean elections commission from transferring any campaign funds to a political party or private tax-exempt organization that attempts to influence elections and subjects the commission’s rulemaking procedures to regulatory oversight."

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