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North Dakota Judicial Officers Referendum, Amendment 5 (1980)

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The North Dakota Judicial Officers Referendum, also known as Amendment 5, was on the September 2, 1980 ballot in North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure repealed the jurisdiction of police magistrates, constables and justices of the peace. It also provided for the election of the clerk of district court. In counties with populations between 6,000 and 15,000 the clerk of district court would be elected.[2]

Election results

North Dakota Amendment 5 (1980)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 58,827 53.74%
No50,64346.26%

Election results via: North Dakota Secretary of State, Official Vote of Primary Election, 1980

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The full text of the measure can be read here.

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