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Louisiana Automatic Pardon, Amendment 8 (Oct 1999)

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Louisiana Amendment 8 (Primary) would limit automatic pardon provision to persons convicted of a non-violent crime. It was on the 1999 primary election ballot in Louisiana where it passed, with 47% of voters in favor.

Election results

Amendment 8 (Primary)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No103653.37%
Yes 905 46.63%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

To limit the automatic pardon provision to persons convicted of a non-violent crime, or convicted of aggravated battery, second degree battery, aggravated assault, mingling harmful substances, aggravated criminal damage to property, purse snatching, extortion, or illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities. [Amends Article IV, Section 5(E)(1)]

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