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Nevada Right to Vote and Hold Office Constitutional Language, Question 3 (1992)

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The Nevada Right to Vote and Hold Office Constitutional Language Question, also known as Question 3, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1992 election ballot in Nevada, where it was approved.

Election results

Question 3 (Right to Vote and Hold Office Constitutional Language)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 270,184 58.0%
No195,67342.0%

Official results via: Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to repeal the provision which prohibits withholding the rights of suffrage and officeholding from any male citizen of the United States because of his color or previous condition of servitude?[1]

The language that appeared in the voter's guide:

EXPLANATION
The Nevada Constitution prohibits the withholding of the right to vote and the right to hold a public office from any male citizen of the United States because of his color or because of his previous condition of servitude. A "Yes" vote is a vote to repeal this provision. A "No" vote is a vote to retain this provision.
FISCAL NOTE
Financial Impact-No. The proposal to amend the Nevada Constitution would delete antiquated provisions regarding voting and officeholding rights. The proposal would have no adverse fiscal impact.[1]

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