November 2022 Reproductive Health-Related Ballot Measures

Ballot initiatives related to reproductive health appeared on the ballot in the November 2022 election in several states. The following are unofficial results as of November 23, 2022, at 1 PM (ET) and are not final. Mail-in ballots are being processed in some states.

California, Michigan, and Vermont voters were asked to add a specific protection for reproductive freedom in their respective state constitutions.

California Proposition 1  
Yes No
7,004,953 (67%) 3,457,070 (33.0%)
Source  100% of precincts reporting
Michigan Proposal 3  
Yes No
2,475,082 (57%) 1,893,099 (43%)
Source 100% of precincts reporting
Vermont Proposal 5  
Yes No
212,323 (73%) 64,239 (22%)
Source 100% of precincts reporting

Conversely, Kentucky asked voters to confirm that abortion access was not protected by the state’s constitution. A majority of Kansas voters opposed a similar measure in August.

Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 2  
Yes No
675,592 (47%) 742,140 (52%)
Source 100% of precincts reporting

Montana’s ballot measure asked voters to criminalize healthcare providers who do not attempt life-saving care when an abortion results in a live birth.

Montana Legislative Referendum 131  
Yes No
213,001 (47%) 235,904 (53%)
Source 100% of precincts reporting

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