In the 2010 election, there are six Initiatives To The People and three referenda on the ballot.
The six initiatives are a form of direct democracy:
- I-1053: Concerning tax and fee increases imposed by state government.
- I-1082: Concerning industrial insurance.
- I-1098: Concerning establishing a state income tax and reducing other taxes.
- I-1100: Concerning liquor (beer, wine and spirits).
- I-1105: Concerning liquor (beer, wine and spirits).
- I-1107: Concerns reversing certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws.
The filing deadline for initiatives was July 2, 2010. According to the Public Disclosure Commission, more than $6.6 million was spent to collect initiative signatures
The three referenda are measures that the state legislature is referring to the people for ratification:
- Referendum Bill 52: concerns the state issuing general obligation bonds for education
- Engrossed Substitute House Joint Resolution 4220 : would authorize courts to deny bail for offenses punishable by the possibility of life in prison
- Senate Joint Resolution 8225 : concerns the limit on the state debt