Missouri Authority and Jurisdiction of Courts, Amendment 6 (August 1976)

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The Missouri Authority and Jurisdiction of Courts Amendment, also known as Amendment 6, was on the August 3, 1976 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure changed the authority and jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal and circuit courts and abolished all other courts. The measure also created associate circuit judges and amended the nonpartisan court plan and judges retirement provisions. In addition, the measure abolished constables and the St. Louis prosecuting attorney.[1][2]

Election results

Missouri Amendment 6 (August 1976)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 518,521 51.64%
No485,53648.36%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

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The text of the measure can be read here.

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