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Nebraska Two Votes to Amend Constitution, Amendment 3A (2000)

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The Nebraska Two Votes to Amend Constitution Amendment, also known as Amendment 3A, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Nebraska, where it was defeated.

Election results

Defeatedd No365,79351.7%
Yes 225,690 31.9%

Official results via: Nebraska Blue Book 2008-09 (p.263)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

A vote FOR this proposal will add a new section to Article XVI (the Amendments Article), to change the procedure used to amend the Constitution. The change will require two separate votes at two separate elections by the people before an amendment can take effect. The first vote will be to adopt the amendment. If the first vote is affirmative, the second vote will be at a subsequent election to ratify the amendment.
A vote AGAINST this proposal will leave the election procedures for constitutional amendments unchanged.
A constitutional amendment to change election procedures for constitutional amendments to require two separate votes by the electorate.[1]

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