Alabama Marion County Court Costs Amendment (2012)
Read the full text of the bill here.
- See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
The following are unofficial election results:
|Alabama Marion County Court Costs Amendment (2012)|
Results via the MyVoteAlabama.com as of 11/10/2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared before voters in Marion County read as follows:
|“||To propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize the Legislature, by local or general act, to fix, regulate, and alter the costs and charges of court in Marion County||”|
Local constitutional amendments in Alabama
This measure was on the ballot in the state of Alabama. However, this question only appeared in its respective county for residents to vote on. The reason being was that in order to pass local county laws, an amendment to the state constitution is needed. Alabama mandates that county governments seek legislative approval or legislatively-referred constitutional amendment ballot measures for approval of laws.