North Dakota Constitutional Measure 1 (General)(1998)
North Dakota Constitutional Measure 1 (General), also known as Relating to the institutions of higher education, was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in North Dakota. It was defeated, with 36.3% of voters in favor.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This measure amends the constitution, relating to the filling of judicial vacancies. It provides that a person appointed by the governor to fill a judicial vacancy on the supreme court or district court serve at least two years and until the next general election. If the term of the appointed judgeship expires before the judge has served at least two years, the judge shall continue in the position until the next general election following the service of at least two years. The subsequent term for that judgeship may be reduced to allow for the minimum two-year term.