North Carolina 2014 ballot measures
One statewide ballot measure is certified for the 2014 ballot in the state of North Carolina. The legislatively-referred constitutional amendment pertains to criminal trials.
- Since 1996, an average of two measures have appeared annually on the ballot in North Carolina. Therefore, 2014 is a below average year based on the currently certified measures.
- The number of measures on a state-wide ballot since 1996 have ranged from one to five.
- Since 1996, 14 of 14 or 100.00% of North Carolina ballot measures have been approved by voters.
- Conversely, 0 of 14 or 0.00% of measures have been defeated.
On the ballot
- See also: 2014 ballot measures
|Criminal Defendant May Waive Jury Trial Amendment||Criminal trials||Amends North Carolina Constitution to allow criminal defendants to waive jury trial|
Twelve legislatively-referred constitutional amendments have been introduced into the North Carolina General Assembly during the current legislative session. According to Section 4 of Article XIII of the North Carolina Constitution, a proposed amendment was be approve in both legislative chambers by a 60% vote.
|Literacy Test Repeal Amendment||Suffrage||Repeals the amendment requiring that every person be able to read and write English in order to register to vote|
|Independent Redistricting Amendment||Redistricting||Establishes an independent redistricting commission for all future state legislative and congressional redistricting|
|Supermajority Vote to Levy Taxes Amendment||Taxes||Requires a three-fifths vote in the legislature to levy state taxes|
|Board of Education Membership Amendment||Education||Makes the Superintendent of Public Instruction the chair of the Board of Education and authorizes the governor to appoint the Superintendent of Public Instruction|
|"Mentally Incompetent" Cannot Vote Amendment||Suffrage||Disqualifies the “adjudicated mentally incompetent” from voting|
|Judicial Nominating Committee Amendment||Judiciary||Creates a judicial nominating commission to pick two candidates for each court election for constituents to vote upon|
|Private Property Amendment||Eminent domain||Prevents property from being condemned solely for private economic development|
|"Sunshine" Amendment||Gov't accountability||Provides that all state and local government records are open to inspection and copying and that all normal meetings are open to the public|
|"Gun Rights" Amendment||Firearms||Restricts limitations that may be placed on a person who holds a concealed carry permit|
|Municipal Annexation Amendment||Local gov't||Restricts the ability of municipalities to annex other municipalities|
|"Right to Work" Amendment||Labor||Makes bargaining contracts between public entities and unions illegal|
|Secret Ballot Amendment||Labor||Preserves an individual’s right to a secret ballot for employee representation by a union|
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