A new feature on Stateline.org’s interactive 2006 Elections Guide shows that property rights is the hottest new topic on state ballots this election year, cropping up in 13 states, while same-sex marriage bans and minimum-wage increases also will compete for voters’ attention in multiple states on Nov. 7. This election will give voters their first chance to roll back a 2005 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on property rights. Voters in 13 states will decided whether local governments can seize private property for redevelopment, a power known as eminent domain: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina and Washington. Read More
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