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North Dakota House Member Terms, Measure 3 (1996)

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The North Dakota House Member Terms Referendum, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure changed the term of members of the North Dakota House of Representatives from two years to four years and authorize the Legislative Assembly to establish a procedure whereby one-half of the members of the house of representatives are elected biennially. The amendments took effect on July 1, 1997.[2]

Election results

North Dakota Measure 3 (1996)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 132,718 54.22%
No112,04745.78%

Election results via: North Dakota Secretary of State, Official Vote of General Election, 1996

Text of measure

See also: North Dakota Constitution, Article IV

The full text of the amended constitutional language can be read here.

Summary

This measure lengthened the term of members of the North Dakota House of Representatives from two to four years. This measure also provided that the legislative assembly should establish by law a procedure whereby one-half of the members of the North Dakota House of Representatives, as nearly as is practicable, are elected biennially.[3]

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