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Ballot questions across the US

Here are the results of 51 key ballot questions being decided across the United States on Nov. 7, 2006. Winners declared by the Associated Press are denoted by a check mark (Winner); (i) denotes an incumbent.

ARIZONA
Proposition 103 -- English Language
Designates English as the official language of the state.
2,208 of 2,209 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 849,772 74%
No 295,632 26%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition 200 -- Voter Reward
After each general election, awards $1 million to a randomly chosen voter.
2,208 of 2,209 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 750,709 66%
Yes 380,562 34%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition 202 -- Minimum Wage
Raises the minimum wage and ties it to inflation.
2,208 of 2,209 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 756,144 66%
No 393,393 34%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition 107 -- Gay Marriage
Defines marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.
2,208 of 2,209 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 585,885 51%
Yes 553,311 49%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition 201 -- Smoke Free
This health industry version of Proposition 206 prohibits smoking in most public places.
2,208 of 2,209 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 623,770 54%
No 527,797 46%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition 206 -- Nonsmoker Protection
The tobacco industry alternative to Proposition 201, it prohibits smoking in most public places except bars.
2,208 of 2,209 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 655,492 57%
Yes 488,210 43%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition 207 -- Eminent Domain
Prohibits the use of eminent domain for private use and requires compensation.
2,208 of 2,209 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 732,177 65%
No 391,716 35%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

CALIFORNIA
Proposition 86 -- Cigarette Tax
Creates a $2.60-per-pack surtax on cigarettes with funds going to hospitals.
25,090 of 25,092 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 3,515,584 52%
Winner No 3,418,156 52%
Yes 3,233,296 48%
Yes 3,096,043 48%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition 85 -- Notify Parent
Requires a waiting period and parental notification for abortions by minors.
25,090 of 25,092 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 3,600,161 54%
Yes 3,054,210 46%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

COLORADO
Referendum I -- Partner Benefits
Establishes domestic partnerships, giving same-sex couples legal rights of marriage.
3,102 of 3,161 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 727,433 53%
Yes 641,443 47%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Amendment 42 -- Minimum Wage
Increases the minimum wage and ties it to inflation.
3,102 of 3,161 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 725,700 53%
No 646,935 47%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Amendment 43 -- Marriage
Defines marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.
3,097 of 3,161 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 768,700 56%
No 612,155 44%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

FLORIDA
Amendment 4 -- Tobacco Settlement
Requires state to use tobacco settlement money for tobacco education programs.
6,943 of 6,950 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 2,749,996 61%
No 1,765,888 39%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Amendment 8 -- Eminent Domain
Prohibits the use of eminent domain to take land for private use.
6,943 of 6,950 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 3,008,100 69%
No 1,349,798 31%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

GEORGIA
Amendment 1 -- Eminent Domain
Prohibits the use of eminent domain to take land for private use.
2,889 of 3,293 precincts -- 88%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 1,444,769 83%
No 305,377 17%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

IDAHO
Amendment SJR107 -- Tobacco
Creates a restricted endowment fund from tobacco settlement money.
933 of 952 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 225,424 58%
No 161,246 42%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition 2 -- Eminent Domain
Restricts the use of eminent domain for private use and requires compensation.
933 of 952 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 328,527 76%
Yes 103,238 24%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Amendment HJR2 -- Defines Marriage
Defines marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.
933 of 952 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 275,686 63%
No 159,892 37%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

MICHIGAN
Proposal 4 -- Eminent Domain
Prohibits the use of eminent domain to take land for private use.
5,681 of 5,681 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 2,909,377 80%
No 722,395 20%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposal 2 -- Affirmative Action
Prohibits state universities from discriminating against individuals based on their race.
5,681 of 5,681 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 2,137,574 58%
No 1,552,459 42%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

MISSOURI
Amendment 3 -- Tobacco Tax
Requires the state to increase the tax per cigarette and use the revenue for healthcare and tobacco prevention programs.
3,672 of 3,746 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 1,066,821 51%
Yes 1,005,057 49%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Amendment 2 -- Stem Cell
Permits stem cell research.
3,672 of 3,746 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 1,059,202 51%
No 1,013,850 49%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Proposition B -- Minimum Wage
Increases the minimum wage and ties it to inflation.
3,672 of 3,746 precincts -- 98%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 1,557,465 76%
No 495,180 24%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

     
MONTANA
Initiative 151 -- Minimum Wage
Raises the minimum wage and ties it to inflation.
866 of 867 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 283,258 73%
No 106,777 27%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

NEVADA
Question 2 -- Property Rights
Prohibits the use of eminent domain to take land for private use.
1,912 of 1,913 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 352,558 63%
Winner Yes 309,268 54%
Winner No 297,875 52%
Yes 274,828 48%
No 264,615 46%
No 206,143 37%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Question 6 -- Minimum Wage
Increases the minimum wage and ties it to inflation.
1,912 of 1,913 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 394,058 69%
No 179,388 31%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Question 1 -- Curb Eminent Domain
Prohibits the use of eminent domain to take land for private use.
301 of 301 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 315,770 86%
No 51,434 14%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

NORTH DAKOTA
Measure 2 -- Property Rights
Prohibits the use of eminent domain to take land for private use.
567 of 567 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 136,897 68%
No 65,690 32%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

OHIO
Amendment 4 -- Smoke Less
No-smoking measure sponsored by the tobacco industry that would allow smoking in bars.
11,193 of 11,193 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 2,475,797 64%
Yes 1,367,921 36%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Initiative 5 -- SmokeFree Work
Bans smoking in public places.
11,115 of 11,193 precincts -- 99%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 2,234,528 58%
No 1,586,314 42%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Amendment 2 -- Minimum Wage
Increases the minimum wage and ties it to inflation.
11,193 of 11,193 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 2,080,648 56%
No 1,622,772 44%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

OREGON
Measure 39 -- Eminent Domain
Prohibits the use of eminent domain to take land for private use.
827 of 1,000 precincts -- 83%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 718,605 67%
No 356,467 33%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Measure 43 -- Parental Notification
Requires a waiting period and parental notification for abortion by minors.
831 of 1,000 precincts -- 83%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 606,659 55%
Yes 504,689 45%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

SOUTH CAROLINA
Amendment 5 -- Eminent Domain
Prohibits the use of eminent domain for private use.
2,059 of 2,059 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 871,607 86%
No 141,666 14%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Amendment 1 -- Define Marriage
Defines marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.
2,059 of 2,059 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 815,601 78%
No 229,632 22%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

SOUTH DAKOTA
Amendment E -- Judicial Liability
Allows a special grand jury to fine or jail elected officials, juries, judges, and prosecutors for judicial decisions they make.
818 of 818 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 291,542 89%
Winner Yes 202,960 61%
No 130,586 39%
Yes 35,638 11%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Referendum 6 -- Abortion Ban
Approve ban on abortion passed by Legislature.
818 of 818 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner No 185,934 56%
Yes 148,664 44%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Amendment C -- Define Marriage
Defines marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.
818 of 818 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 172,237 52%
No 160,756 48%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

TENNESSEE
Amendment 1 -- Define Marriage
Defines marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.
2,329 of 2,330 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 1,417,315 81%
No 326,335 19%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

VIRGINIA
Amendment 1 -- Define Marriage
Defines marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.
2,409 of 2,411 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 1,325,668 57%
No 1,003,967 43%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

WISCONSIN
Referendum 2 -- Death Penalty
Institutes death penalty for first-degree intentional homicide.
3,597 of 3,597 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 1,163,163 56%
No 932,286 44%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

Referendum 1 -- Same-Sex Marriage Ban
Defines marriage as a union only between a man and a woman.
3,597 of 3,597 precincts -- 100%
Candidate Votes Pct.
Winner Yes 1,260,554 59%
No 861,554 41%
Last updated: 12:51 PM

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