10/16/2012 09:54 am ET | Updated Oct 16, 2012

Ten Ballot Measures To Watch In The 2012 Election

Everybody is watching Mitt Romney and Barack Obama campaign in the presidential election. But as they go to the polls this November, voters will also decide on 176 statewide ballot measures. Their choices will range from matters picayune (a proposal to end term limits for county sheriffs in West Virginia) to life-or-death (assisted suicide in Massachusetts).

Below is a roundup of some of the most interesting or electorally important measures -- not including Alabama's proposal to remove school segregation from its Constitution.

Ballot Measures To Watch In 2012