LOUISIANA (KLFY) – The results from the eight constitutional amendments that were on the ballot for the Nov. 8, 2022 election are listed below.

Proposed Amendment No. 1: DEFEATED

“Do you support an amendment to increase to 65% the cap on the amount of monies in certain state funds that may be invested in stocks?”

Proposed Amendment No. 2: APPROVED

“Do you support an amendment to expand certain property tax exemptions for property on which the homestead exemption is claimed for certain veterans with disabilities?”

Proposed Amendment No. 3: DEFEATED

“Do you support an amendment to allow classified civil service employees to support the election to public office of members of their own families?”

Proposed Amendment No. 4: APPROVED

“Do you support an amendment to allow local governments to waive water charges that are the result of damage to the water system not caused by the customer?”

Proposed Amendment No. 5: DEFEATED

“Do you support an amendment to allow the levying of a lower millage rate by a local taxing authority while maintaining the authority’s ability to adjust to the current authorized millage rate?”

Proposed Amendment No. 6: DEFEATED

“Do you support an amendment to limit the amount of an increase in the assessed value of residential property subject to the homestead exemption in Orleans Parish following reappraisal at ten percent of the property’s assessed value in the previous year?”

Proposed Amendment No. 7: DEFEATED

“Do you support an amendment to prohibit the use of involuntary servitude except as it applies to the otherwise lawful administration of criminal justice?”

Amendment 7 sought to remove language in the state constitution that allows slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime, with some exceptions. The lawmaker who originally sponsored the proposal, wanted people to vote no on the amendment.

Proposed Amendment No. 8: APPROVED

“Do you support an amendment to remove the requirement that homeowners who are permanently totally disabled must annually re-certify their income to keep their special assessment level on their residences for property tax purposes?”