Mississippi Crime Victim Rights, Amendment 2 (1998)

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The Mississippi Crime Victim Rights Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment which appeared on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Mississippi, where it was approved.

The measure called for amending the constitution to establish crime victim rights.

Election results

Amendment 2 (Crime Victim Rights)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 485,767 93.3%
No35,1476.7%

Official results via: The Mississippi Official & Statistical Register 2000-2004(p.505)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This amendment gives victims of crimes the right to be informed, to be present and to be heard during the criminal process of the person accused of the crime, when authorized by law.[1]

Path to the ballot

Amendment 1 was referred to the ballot under the name SCR No.513.[1]

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