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Mississippi Resident Only Initiative Petition Circulation, Amendment 1 (1998)

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The Mississippi Resident Only Initiative Petition Circulation Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment which was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Mississippi, where it was approved.

The amendment called for amending the "Constitution to provide that only a person who is a resident of this state may circulate an initiative petition."

Election results

Amendment 1 (Resident Only Initiative Petition Circulation)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 396,574 76.7%
No120,63823.3%

Official results via: The Mississippi Official & Statistical Register 2000-2004(p.504-5)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This proposed constitutional amendment provides that only a person is a resident of this state may circulate an initiative petition or obtain signatures on an initiative petition for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the Mississippi Constitution.[1]

Path to the ballot

Amendment 1 was referred to the ballot under the name HCR No.61.[1]

See also

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