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Chapter 1: State Constitutions

Table 1.1: State Constitutional Changes: 2021

  Legislative Proposal Initiative Proposal
State Number
proposed
Number
adopted
Percentage
adopted
Number
proposed
Number
adopted
Percentage
adopted
Colorado100.0
Delaware(a)1(a)
Louisiana4125.0
Maine11100.0
New Jersey2150.0
New York5240.0
Pennsylvania33100.0
Texas88100.0
Totals231769.6 (b)100.0
Source: John Dinan and The Council of State Governments
Footnotes:
(a) Delaware is unique in not providing for submission of amendments to voters. The amendment adopted in 2021 was approved by the legislature in consecutive sessions.
(b) Percentage excludes the one Delaware amendment that was not submitted to voters.