Arizona Superior Court Jurisdiction Amendment, Proposition 107 (1972)

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Arizona Superior Court Jurisdiction Amendment, also known as Proposition 107, was on the November 7, 1972 election ballot in Arizona as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It was approved.[1]

Proposition 107 established the jurisdiction of Superior Court in civil cases with demands of $1,000 or more in damages.

Election results

Proposition 107
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 333,880 69.3%
No148,14530.7%
These results are from the Arizona elections department 1972 voter pamphlet.

Text of measure

Official title

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA RELATING TO THE COURTS; PRESCRIBING JURISDICTION OF SU­PERIOR COURT IN CIVIL ACTIONS WHEN THE AMOUNT INVOLVED IS ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE, AND AMENDING ARTICLE 6, SECTIONS 14 AND 22, CONSTITUTION OF ARIZONA.[1][2]

Descriptive title

An Amendment to Article 6, Sections fourteen and twenty-two, Arizona Con­stitution, relating to courts; prescribing civil jurisdiction of Superior Court when action involves one thousand dollars, or more.

If you favor the above law, vote YES; if opposed, vote NO.[1][2]

Full text

The full text of the legislation proposed by this proposition is available here.


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Opposition

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Secretary of State 1972 voter pamphlet, accessed January 3, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.