Arizona Proposition 108 (1974)

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Arizona Proposition 108 was on the November 5, 1974 election ballot in Arizona as an initiated constitutional amendment. It was approved.[1]

It changed the way that judges are selected in the state, adopting the Missouri Plan method whereby a commission picks a list of potential judges, from which the Governor of Arizona makes a final selection.

Election results

Proposition 108
Approveda Yes 255,915 53.7%
These results are from the Arizona elections department 1974 voter pamphlet.

Text of measure

Descriptive title

Relating to the Judicial Department, Judges and Justices, Courts of Record; providing for retirement voluntary and involuntary; for nonpartisan election, appointment, approval or rejection of such judges III justices; restricting their political activities; establishing judicial nominating commission; amending Article; Arizona Constitution by amending designated Sections and adding Sections 36-40

If You Favor The Above Law, Vote Yes; If Opposed, Vote No[1][2]

Full text

The full text of the legislation proposed by this proposition is available here.

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Arguments in favor of this measure can be found here.


Arguments in opposition to this measure can be found here.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Secretary of State 1974 voter pamphlet," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.