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  AZ-2006-Proposition 106 (Conserving Arizona's Future)
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Parents > United States > Arizona > Propositions > 2006 Propositions > AZ-2006-Proposition 106 (Conserving Arizona's Future)
OfficeInitiative
Type Referendum
Filing Deadline July 05, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 01, 2007 - 01:00pm
Term End December 31, 9999 - 01:00pm
Turnout 56.65% Registered 28.09% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker July 25, 2007 03:02pm
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Description
Conserving Arizona's Future
Conserving Arizona's Future is a simple and straight forward reform that will conserve and protect approximately 690,000 acres of some of the most important natural areas in Arizona. For the first time, state trust land will be permanently set aside for conservation purposes protecting more of Arizona's land and water for future generations. The initiative will also protect and guarantee an essential classroom funding stream through improved planning and management of state trust lands, require local communities to cooperate in the planning and development of trust lands, and provide local authorities the power to limit and control development.


In 1910, the United States Congress passed the Arizona-New Mexico Enabling Act, allowing Arizona to become a state. The Enabling Act granted Arizona 10.9 million acres of land, referred to as "state trust land", to be held in trust for the benefit of the named beneficiaries, primarily the public schools, as well as other public institutions (colleges, hospitals, prisons, etc.). Both the Enabling Act and the Arizona Constitution provide that the state can lease or sell trust land, and the natural products (timber, minerals, etc.) of the land, to the "highest and best bidder" at advertised public auction and lands and products offered for sale must be appraised at and sold for not less than "true value".

Proposition 106 would amend the Arizona Constitution to:
1. Create a new seven member Boar

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Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
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09/21/2006 09/24/2006

CANDIDATES
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Name No Yes  
PartyNO YES  
Certified Votes739,540 (51.32%) 701,646 (48.69%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -37,894 (-2.63%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg34.54%-- 35.46%--  
Arizona State University 
09/21/06-09/24/06
21.00% -- 49.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Arthur Ray "Art" Arvizu [L]
D Raul Grijalva [L]
  Arizona Libertarian Party
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RTL aztwinsmom
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