Nebraska Presiding Officer of Legislature Change, Amendment 2 (2004)

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The Nebraska Presiding Officer of Legislature Change Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 2, 2004 ballot in Nebraska, where it was defeated.[1]

Election results

Amendment 2 (Presiding Officer of Legislature Change)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No408,51551.5%
Yes 262,040 33.0%

Official results via: Nebraska Blue Book 2008-09 (p.263)

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

A vote FOR this proposal will eliminate provisions that make the Lieutenant Governor the presiding officer of the Legislature and eliminate a provision that enables the Lieutenant Governor to vote on issues before the Legislature when the vote is a tie.
A vote AGAINST this proposal will retain the Lieutenant Governor as the presiding officer of the Legislature and continue the Lieutenant Governor's authority to vote on issues before the Legislature when the vote is a tie.
A constitutional amendment to remove the Lieutenant Governor and designate the Speaker as presiding officer of the Legislature. (LR 211 CA)

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