Maryland Civil Jury Amount, Question 1 (1998)

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The Maryland Civil Jury Amount Amendment, also known as Question 1, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Maryland as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided that the right to a jury trial in civil proceedings applies only when the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000.[1]

Election results

Maryland Question 1 (1998)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 832,163 69.11%
No372,03431.89%

Election results via: Maryland State Board of Elections

Text of the measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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