Georgia Constitutional Amendments

Note- To pass only a 50% plus 1 vote margin is needed.

Number 1:
To encourage the preservation of Georgia’s forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program.

“Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the General Assembly by general law shall encourage the preservation, conservation, and protection of the state’s forests through the special assessment and taxation of certain forest lands and assistance grants to local government?”

Yes - 2,402,644 68%
No - 1,128,171 32%

96% of precincts reporting

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Number 2:
To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes.

“Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to authorize community redevelopment and authorize counties, municipalities, and local boards of education to use tax funds for redevelopment purposes and programs?”

Yes - 1,830,318 51.6%
No - 1,715,672 48.4%

96% of precincts reporting

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Number 3:
To authorize the creation of special Infrastructure Development Districts providing infrastructure to under served areas.

“Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide by general law for the creation and comprehensive regulation of infrastructure development districts for the provision of infrastructure as authorized by local governments?”

Yes - 1,737,701 51.6%
No - 1,630,924 48.4%

96% of precincts reporting

For more information go to: www.sos.state.ga.us


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