Arizona Eligibility for State Office, Proposition 103 (1988)

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Arizona Eligibility for State Office, Proposition 103 was on the November 8, 1988 election ballot in Arizona as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It was approved.[1]

This amendment removed a clause of the State Constitution that required a candidate to be male to be eligible for state offices. This clause had become largely a formality as there was another clause allowing women to run for office that, according to officials, superseded the clause in question.[1]

Election results

Proposition 103
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 876,727 80.7%
No210,01319.3%
These results are from the Arizona elections department.

Text of measure

Summary

A concurrent resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Arizona relating to the executive department; removing requirement that a person must be a male to be eligible for a state office, and amending Article V, Section 2, Constitution of Arizona.[1][2]

Full text

The full text, legislative council summary statement and ballot question can be found here.


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Opposition

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Arizona Secretary of State 1988 Voter Pamphlet, accessed January 2, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.