Hawaii Constitutional Convention Question (1998)

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Hawaii Constitutional Convention Question was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Hawaii, where it was defeated with 34.1% of voters in favor.Defeatedd

In Hawaii, the question of whether to hold a constitutional convention is automatically referred to the state's ballot once every ten years. The Hawaii State Legislature also has the authority to place a question on the ballot about whether to hold a constitutional convention.

Election results

The Hawaii Office of Elections reports the following results:[1]

Constitutional Convention Question
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No244,75359.3%
Yes 140,688 34.1%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall there be a convention to propose a revision of or amendments to the Constitution?

The ballot question allows the voters to decide whether or not a convention should be held for the purpose of proposing a revision of or amendments to the Constitution of Hawaii.

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