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Kentucky Constitutional Convention Referendum (1977)

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The Kentucky Constitutional Convention Referendum, also known as Constitutional Convention Question was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Kentucky as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure called for a constitutional convention.[1]

Election results

Kentucky Constitutional Convention Referendum (1977)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No254,93460.66%
Yes 165,311 39.34%

Election results via: Kentucky State Board of Elections, 1977 Primary and General Election Results

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Are you in favor of calling a convention for the purpose of revising or amending the constitution of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and such amendments as might have been made to same?[3]

Similar measures

This measure was the fourth time a constitutional convention had been called for in Kentucky. The prior attempts include the following:

Additionally, a referred constitutional draft was placed on the ballot in 1967.

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