<HTML> <HEAD> <META NAME="GENERATOR" CONTENT="Adobe PageMill 3.0 Win"> <TITLE>Illinois Constitution - Amendments Proposed</TITLE> <META NAME="Author" CONTENT="wayne h, lrb"> </HEAD> <BODY> <P><CENTER><B><!--SELECTION--><!--/SELECTION-->CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS</B></CENTER> <P></P> <P><CENTER><B>AMENDMENTS AND CONVENTIONS PROPOSED</B></CENTER> <P></P> <P><B>A proposed amendment becomes effective if approved by either three-fifths of those voting on the question or a majority of those voting in the election.</B></P> <P>1974 - Governor's Amendatory Veto. Amends Article IV, Section 9, Paragraph (e). Failed.&nbsp;</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,047,822. <P>For, 1,302,313. <P>Against, 1,329,719. <BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1978 - Personal Property Tax. Amends Article IX, Section 5. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,342,985. <P>For, 952,416. <P>Against, 733,845.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1978 - Veterans Organizations' Post Homes Exemption. Amends Article IX, Section 6. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,342,985. <P>For, 747,907. <P>Against, 806,579.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1980 - Legislative Article (Cutback Amendment). Amends Article IV, Sections 1, 2 and 3. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 4,868,623. <P>For, 2,112,224. <P>Against, 962,325.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1980 - Revenue Article (Delinquent Tax Sales). Amends Article IX, Section 8. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 4,868,623. <P>For, 1,857,985. <P>Against, 798,422.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1982 - Bail. Amends Article I, Section 9. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,856,875. <P>For, 1,389,796. <P>Against, 239,380.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1984 - Veterans' Property Tax Exemption. Amends Article IX, Section 6. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 4,969,330. <P>For, 1,147,864. <P>Against, 1,042,481.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1986 - Bail and Habeas Corpus. Amends Article I, Section 9. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,322,657. <P>For, 1,368,242. <P>Against, 402,891.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1986 - Veterans' Property Tax Exemption. Amends Article IX, Section 6. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,322,657. <P>For, 860,609. <P>Against, 727,737.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1988 - Voting Qualifications. Amends Article III, Section 1. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 4,697,192. <P>For, 2,086,744. <P>Against, 1,162,258.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1988 - Delinquent Tax Sales. Amends Article IX, Section 8. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 4,697,192. <P>For, 1,497,885. <P>Against, 1,035,190.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1988 - Proposed call for a Constitutional Convention. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 4,697,192. <P>For, 900,109. <P>Against, 2,727,144.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1990 - Tax Sales. Amends Article IX, Section 8.&nbsp; Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,420,720. <P>For, 1,004,546. <P>Against, 385,772.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1992 - Crime Victim's Rights. Adds Article I, Section 8.1.&nbsp; Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 5,164,357. <P>For, 2,964,592. <P>Against, 715,602.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1992 - Education. Amends Article X, Section 1. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 5,164,357. <P>For, 1,882,569. <P>Against, 1,417,520.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1994 - Rights After Indictment. Amends Article I, Section 8. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,219,122. <P>For, 1,525,525. <P>Against, 906,383.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1994 - Effective Date of Laws. Amends Article IV, Section 10. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,219,122. <P>For, 1,476,615. <P>Against, 667,585.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>1998 - Courts Commission. Amends Article VI, Section 15. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,541,379. <P>For, 1,677,109. <P>Against, 407,014.<BR>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>2008 - Proposed call for a Constitutional Convention. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 5,539,172. <P>For, 1,493,203. <P>Against, 3,062,724.<br>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>2010 - Governor Recall. Adds Article III, Section 7. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,780,779. <P>For, 2,158,337. <P>Against, 1,127,280.<br>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>2012 - Pension Benefits. Adds Article XIII, Section 5.1. Failed.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 5,236,120. <P>For, 2,436,051. <P>Against, 1,901,837.<br>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>2014 - Crime Victims' Rights. Amends Article I, Section 8.1. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 3,680,417. <P>For, 2,653,475. <P>Against, 728,991.<br>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>2014 - Voter Discrimination. Adds Article III, Section 8. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 5,666,118. <P>For, 2,350,114. <P>Against, 960,181.<br>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P>2016 - Transportation Funds. Adds Article IX, Section 11. Approved.</P> <UL> <P>Total vote, 5,627,149. <P>For, 3,796,654. <P>Against, 1,014,461.<br>&nbsp;</P> </UL> <P><CENTER><A href="conmain.htm">main Constitution page</A></CENTER> <P></P> <P><CENTER><A href="/commission/lrb_home.html">Legislative Reference Bureau home</A></CENTER> <P></P> <P><CENTER><A href="/">Illinois General Assembly home</A></CENTER> </BODY> </HTML>