2019 Initiative Information

General Election | Tuesday, November 5, 2019

This voter information has been prepared to help serve as a reference for you regarding the qualifying initiatives - Propositions 1 and 2 - to help you make an informed decision at the polls. It includes the ballot titles, the full text of each proposition, arguments for and against each proposition, and rebuttals to each of those arguments.

The city election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

Proposition 1 | Library Initiative

An initiative requiring voter approval of the cost, financing, location, design, and size of certain Boise City Library Facility projects. 

What Your Vote Will Do

YESNO
A YES vote on Proposition 1 means: The City of Boise could not undertake any aspect of a library project with expected costs of $25,000,000 or more without first obtaining approval by a majority of Boise voters in a future election.A NO vote on Proposition 1 means: Current law would not change. The City of Boise could undertake any aspect of a library project without first obtaining voter approval.

READ MORE ABOUT PROPOSITION 1

ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST PROPOSITION 1

Proposition 2 | Stadium Initiative

An initiative requiring voter approval of the cost, financing method, location, design, and size of certain sport stadium facility projects.

What Your Vote Will Do

YESNO
A YES vote on Proposition 2 means: The City of Boise could not participate in any aspect of a sport stadium facility project with expected costs of $5,000,000 or more in public and/or private funding without first obtaining approval by a majority of Boise voters in a future election.A NO vote on Proposition 2 means: Current law would not change. The City of Boise could participate in any aspect of a sport stadium facility project without first obtaining voter approval.

READ MORE ABOUT PROPOSITION 2

ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST PROPOSITION 2

Download the Voters' Pamphlet

The City of Boise will be mailing a Voters' Pamphlet with information on these propositions to each registered voter in the city of Boise. You may download a PDF copy of the City of Boise Voters' Pamphlet here (PDF).

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