Primary Election: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
star General Election: Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Proposition 120


State Sovereignty

A concurrent resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution of Arizona; amending the constitution of Arizona by adding Article II,I; amending Article xx, paragraphs 4 and 12, constitution of Arizona; relating to state sovereignty.

A "yes" vote shall have the effect of repealing Arizona's disclaimer of all right and title to federal public lands within the state and declaring Arizona's sovereignty over public lands and all natural resources within its boundaries. This excludes Indian reservations, lands of the United States, and lands over which jurisdiction has been ceded by the state of Arizona.

A "no" vote shall have the effect of keeping current constitutional law related to public lands and natural resources within Arizona's boundaries.

Full Text of Proposed Amendment (PDF)



The Propositions

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Ballot Measures:

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Your Vote

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Voter Polls

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