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Montana Constitutional Convention Question, CC-1 (1990)

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The Montana Constitutional Convention Question, also known as CC-1, was a automatic ballot referral on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Montana, where it was defeated.

CC-1 Asked whether voters wanted to call for a constitutional convention.[1]

In 1970, residents voted nearly 2-1 in favor of rewriting Montana's original 1889 constitution. The vote resulted in a convention that included 100 elected delegates and 56 staffers. The 1990 call was the first automatic call for a constitution convention since it was written. The next call was in 2010, which was also defeated.[2]

Election results

CC-1 (Constitutional Convention)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No245,00982.0%
Yes 53,630 18.0%

Official results via: The Montana Secretary of State

Similar measures

According to reports, the state of Montana is one of 14 states that ask voters once in a decade or more whether or not to hold a constitutional convention. The other states that have this requirement in their constitutions are:

Every 10 years

Five states have a Constitutional Convention question on the statewide ballot every ten years:

Every 16 years

One state has a Constitutional Convention question on the statewide ballot every sixteen years:

Every 20 years

Eight states have a Constitutional Convention question on the statewide ballot every twenty years:

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Official results via: The Montana Secretary of State