The Arkansas Legislative Authorization to Submit Up to Eight Ballot Measures Amendment
, also known as Proposed Amendment 54
, appeared as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
where it was defeated
on the ballot on November 5, 1968
This amendment would have authorized the Arkansas General Assembly to submit up to eight measures to be placed on state ballots.
| Arkansas Proposed Amendment 54 (1968)|
|Yes|| 197,747|| 44.72%|
Official results via: Arkansas Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| An Amendment to Section 22 of Article XIX of the Constitution of the State of Arkansas authorizing either branch of the General Assembly at any Session held not less than 4 months prior to a General Election to propose not more than eight Amendments to the Arkansas Constitution, the first four of which shall have received at least a majority vote and not more than four additional such Amendments which must receive not less than two-thirds votes of the membership of each House of the General Assembly and providing for publication of such proposed Amendments in at least one newspaper in each County for four months preceding such General Election at which same will be submitted to the electors for approval or rejection. Each Amendment must be so submitted as to enable the electors to vote on each Amendment separately.