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AZ Propositions
November 06
08:50 2018

Proposition 125

Proposed amendment to the Constitution by the legislative relating to public retirement systems.

PRO Your YES vote on this carefully crafted bipartisan pension reform measure will help save
Arizona taxpayers an estimated $275 million over the next several decades. Proposition 125 also
will shore up the state’s underfunded Elected Officials’ Retirement Plan and the Corrections
Officer Retirement Plan

CON A “no” vote opposes this amendment to make adjustments to retirement plans based on cost-of-living adjustments, rather than permanent benefit increases, for correctional officers, probation officers, and surveillance officers (Corrections Officer Retirement Plan) and elected officials (Elected Officials’ Retirement Plan).

Video To Vote Yes or No On Proposition 125

Proposition 126

Proposed amendment to the Constitution by the initiative relating to prohibition of taxation of services.

PRO A “yes” vote supports this constitutional amendment to prohibit the state and local governments from enacting new taxes or increasing tax rates on services performed in the state. Video To Video Yes On Proposition 126

CON A “no” vote opposes this constitutional amendment, thus retaining the power of the state and local governments to enact taxes on services in the future. Video To Vote No On Proposition  126

Proposition 127

Proposed amendment to the Constitution by the initiative relating to renewable energy production.

PRO  A “yes” vote supports this constitutional amendment to require electric utilities in Arizona to acquire a certain percentage of electricity from renewable resources each year, with the percentage increasing annually from 12 percent in 2020 to 50 percent in 2030. Video To Vote Yes On Proposition 127

CON A “no” vote opposes this constitutional amendment to require electric utilities in Arizona to acquire a certain percentage of electricity from renewable resources, thereby leaving in place the state’s existing renewable energy requirements of 15 percent by 2025. Video To Vote No On Proposition 127

Proposition 305

Referendum ordered by petition of the people relating to expansion of education empowerment

scholarship accounts.

PRO A “yes” vote is to uphold the contested legislation, Senate Bill 1431, which would phase in an expansion of the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) program to make all public school students eligible to apply for an ESA. Video To Vote Yes On Proposition 305

CON A “no” vote is to repeal the contested legislation, Senate Bill 1431, which would phase in an expansion of the state’s ESAs program to make all public school students eligible to apply for an ESA. Video To Vote No On Proposition 305

Proposition 306

Referred to the people by the legislature relating to restrictions on use of campaign funds by publicly funded candidates and to clean elections commission rule making.

PRO A “yes” vote supports this measure to:

CON A “no” vote opposes this measure to:

Proposition 416

Referral to the voters to determine whether to change from a partisan election of superior court judges to a merit selection and judicial retention election of Superior Court judges.

PRO

CON

Proposition 417

Authorization to exceed the primary property tax levy limit prescribed by law by leaving a secondary property tax rate with no expected increase over the currently levied secondary tax.

PRO

CON

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