Left largely unnoticed in this week’s elections were the numerous ballot proposals across the states, some of which had an impact, positive or negative, on economic freedom.

Writing at Liberty Unbound, Bruce Ramsey offers a quick review of some ballot proposals across the nation. Among the questions: getting the state of Washington out of the business of selling liquor (it lost); forbidding smoking in South Dakota’s bars and casinos (it won); weakening laws protecting landowners against eminent domain abuse (it lost); and creating an income tax in the state of Washington (it lost);