Arkansas Legislative Establishment of Court Jurisdictions, Proposed Amendment 61 (1982)

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The Arkansas Legislative Establishment of Court Jurisdictions Amendment, also known as Proposed Amendment 61, appeared as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Arkansas where it was defeated on the November 2, 1982 ballot.[1]

This amendment would have given the Arkansas State Legislature the authority to define court jurisdictions and venues.

Election results

Proposed Amendment 61 (1982)
Defeatedd No395,70462.05%
Yes 241,977 37.95%

Official results via: Arkansas Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

A proposed constitutional amendment authorizing the general assembly to establish the jurisdiction and venue of courts of general and limited jurisdiction of the state of Arkansas.[3]

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  1. Arkansas Secretary of State, "Initiatives and Amendments 1938-2010"
  2. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. REFERENDA AND PRIMARY ELECTION MATERIALS [Computer file]. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1995. doi:10.3886/ICPSR00006.v1
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.