Georgia Amendment 7 (2000)

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Georgia Amendment 7 was on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Georgia. It passed, with 65% of voters in favor.[1]

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Legislative Constitutional Amendment This proposal increases the experience requirement for eligibility for the office of state court judge by requiring that such persons shall have been admitted to practice law for seven years. The proposed amendment changes the requirement from five years to seven years' experience and would not apply to state court judges elected or appointed in the year 2000 or earlier. The proposal is self-executing and requires no legislation for implementation.

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