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Missouri Elected Officials' Pensions, Amendment 7 (2006)

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The Missouri Elected Officials' Pensions Amendment, also known as Amendment 7, was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required that legislators, statewide elected officials and judges forfeit state pensions upon felony conviction or removal from office by impeachment or misconduct. The measure also required that compensation for such persons be set by a citizens' commission.[1][2]

Election results

Missouri Amendment 7 (2006)
Approveda Yes 1,708,866 84.12%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The question on the ballot appeared as:[2]

Shall Article XIII, Section 3 of the Constitution be amended to require that legislators, statewide elected officials, and judges forfeit state pensions upon felony conviction, removal from office following impeachment or for misconduct, and to require that compensation for such persons be set by a citizens' commission subject to voter referendum? [3]

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