p> Supporters state a commission that is independent discourage gerrymandering. Opponents nevertheless argued that gerrymandering didnвЂ™t happen, plus they said it can use the responsibility out from the arms of elected officials and place it in the hands of un-elected, unaccountable board users.
Amendment V: 44.51 Yes, 55.49 No
It can have established non-partisan elections in which prospects showed up on ballots without governmental celebration affiliation.
Additionally, it could have developed a primary that is open which any voter could throw a ballot. The utmost effective vote getters, irrespective of celebration, will have competed against one another within the basic election.
Initiated Measure 22: 51.62 Yes, 48.38 No
The reform that is sprawling will have produced an ethics commission, need lobbyists to reveal gift ideas to general public officials and established a course in which registered voters could designate two $50 credits вЂ“ known as вЂњDemocracy creditsвЂќ вЂ“ to political applicants of their selecting.