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Initiatives & Amendments

Proposed initiatives and constitutional amendments are filed with the Idaho Secretary of State. When proposals reach the required number of valid signatures, they will appear on the ballot.

This page provides a list of statewide ballot initiatives/amendments and the text for initiatives currently in circulation for signatures.

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Initiatives & Amendments for 2024

Qualified Initiatives

The initiative below has qualified for the November 5 General Election ballot. Signatures were confirmed on July 8, 2024.

Top-Four Primary and Ranked-Choice Voting Initiative [PDF]

The qualified initiative will appear on the ballot as Proposition One. The Secretary of State’s Office will provide a voter’s pamphlet in September containing pro and con arguments regarding the initiative. You may submit pro and con arguments using this online form until July 20, 2024.

Initiatives That Did Not Qualify

The initiative below was circulated but did not reach the required signature threshold to qualify for the General Election ballot.

Idaho Medical Marijuana Initiative [PDF]

Currently Circulating Initiatives

The following is a list of statewide ballot initiatives that are currently in circulation for signatures.

Idaho Medical Marijuana Initiative [PDF]

Top-Four Primary and Ranked-Choice Voting Initiative [PDF]

Once an initiative or amendment qualifies for the ballot, you can find the corresponding voter pamphlet (produced by our office), which includes the ballot title, the pro and con arguments, rebuttals, what your vote means, and the complete text of each referendum. The arguments for and against, as provided by law, are the opinions of the respective authors.

Initiative Filing Requirements

The sponsors of a measure must collect signatures from six percent of the total registered voters at the time of the last general election in order to qualify for the ballot. The submitted voter signatures must meet the requirements for distribution across at least 18 legislative districts, with at least 6 percent of registered voters from each district by the deadline.

Learn more about the initiative/amendment process and how to get an item on the ballot.

History of Idaho Initiatives

Click on a year to see the initiatives and amendments and their status for that year.


Qualified Ballot Initiatives & Amendments

The following initiatives and amendments qualified for the November 8, 2022 General Election ballot.

Proposition One: Quality Education Act

Initiative Text [PDF]


Proposed Constitutional Amendment: SJR 102


Voter Pamphlet

This version of the 2022 Idaho Voter’s Pamphlet reflects the withdrawal of Proposition 1.

Did Not Qualify

Qualified Ballot Amendments

The following amendment qualified for the November 3, 2020 General Election ballot.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment: HJR 4


Voter Pamphlet

Did Not Qualify