State tax initiatives are not as captivating as the race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. However, these measures may affect your financial life more.
Proposed tax increases on vice — in the form of levies on cigarettes, marijuana and soda — will be on the ballot in many states.
Some states will decide whether to raise income taxes on high earners. And even cities, such as Cleveland and Olympia, Washington, have measures on the ballot that would increase income taxes on the wealthy.
Washington state voters will consider a measure Washington, D.C., is reluctant to tackle: a carbon tax.
"There has been an increase in direct democracy when it comes to taxes," said Jared Walczak, a policy analyst with the Center for State Tax Policy at the Tax Foundation.
Here are some of the significant state tax initiatives on the ballot Nov. 8: