North Dakota Legislative Assembly Vacancy Filling, Measure 4 (2000)

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The North Dakota Legislative Assembly Vacancy Filling Referendum, also known as Measure 4, was on the June 13, 2000 ballot in North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure allowed the legislative assembly to provide by law the method for filling vacancies in the legislative assembly to replace the requirement that the governor issues writs of election to fill vacancies.[2]

Election results

North Dakota Measure 4 (2000)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 41,058 51.51%
No38,64848.49%

Election results via: North Dakota Secretary of State, Official Vote of Primary Election, 2000

Text of measure

See also: North Dakota Constitution, Article IV, Section 11

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 11 of Article IV in the North Dakota Constitution to read as follows, with the underlined text being added and the crossed out text being removed:[2]

Section 11. The governor shall issue writs of election legislative assembly may provide by law a procedure to fill such vacancies as may occur occurring in either house of the legislative assembly.

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