A Mississippi Governor Pardon Ban Amendment
did not make the November 6, 2012 general election ballot
in the state of Mississippi
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. The measure would have banned the Mississippi Governor
from pardoning convicted criminals while in office. The proposal was being introduced in Mississippi Legislature
during 2012 state legislative session.
Path to the ballot
Two-thirds (2/3) of each house of the Mississippi State Legislature must approve a proposed amendment for it to go on a statewide ballot.