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Mississippi Term Limits, Measure 9 (1999)

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The Mississippi Terms limits Measure, also known as Initiative Measure 9 or the Legislative Term Limits Act, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 2, 1999 election ballot in Mississippi, where it was defeated.

Election results

Measure 9 (Terms limits)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No364,64454.9%
Yes 299,564 45.1%

Official results via: The Mississippi Official & Statistical Register 2000-2004(p.589-90)

Ballot title

Should state legislators be limited to two (2) consecutive terms in each legislative body?[1]

Ballot summary

This initiative would amend the Mississippi Constitution to limit the number of consecutive terms a person can serve in the state legislature to no more than two (2) terms in the house and two (2) terms in the senate after the adoption of this amendment with terms being deemed consecutive unless separated by a full four (4) year term.[2]

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