Mississippi Length of Judicial Terms, Amendment 1 (2002)

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Mississippi Length of Judicial Terms Amendment, also known as Amendment 1 or Increase Judges' Terms Act, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 7, 2002 election ballot in Mississippi, where it was defeated.

This amendment increase the term of Circuit Court Judges and Chancellors from four to six years

Election results

Amendment 1 (Length of Judicial Terms)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No385,57061.3%
Yes 243,618 38.7%

Official results via: The Mississippi Official & Statistical Register 2004-2008(p.577)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Amendment No.1 / SCR No.543
A concurrent resolution proposing an amendment to section 153, Mississippi Constitution of 1890, to increase the terms of Circuit Court Judges and Chancellors from four to six years beginning January 1, 2003; and for related purposes.[1]

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