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Arkansas Proposed Constitution of 1970

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The Arkansas Proposed Constitution of 1970 was a constitutional convention referral in Arkansas which was defeated on the November 3, 1970 ballot.[1]

  • Approval of the new constitution would have ensured its replacement of the original state constitution from 1874.

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Arkansas Proposed Constitution of 1970
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No301,19557.42%
Yes 223,334 42.58%

Official results via: Arkansas Secretary of State

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The language of the new constitution was not included on the ballot, and only FOR and AGAINST options appeared.

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