A North Carolina Secret Ballot Amendment
did not make the 2012 ballot
in North Carolina as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. The measure would have guaranteed the right to a secret ballot in votes of employee representation.
Text of measure
The proposed measure would ask voters:
A constitutional amendment providing that the fundamental right of an individual to vote by secret ballot is guaranteed for a designation, a selection, or an authorization for employee representation by a labor organization.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the North Carolina Constitution
The North Carolina Constitution, Section 4 of Article XIII, requires that a legislatively-referred amendment go on the ballot after it is approved by a 60% vote of each house of the North Carolina State Legislature.