North Carolina Appointment of Magistrates Amendment (2012)
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The measure would have allowed for magistrates to be appointed by the chief District Court judge.
Text of measure
The proposed measure would have asked voters:
Constitutional amendment to provide for appointment of magistrates by the chief district court judge from nominations submitted by the clerk of superior court.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the North Carolina Constitution
The North Carolina Constitution, Section 4 of Article XIII, requires that a legislatively-referred amendment go on the ballot after it is approved by a 60% vote of each house of the North Carolina State Legislature.
- Senate Bill 134 (full text)
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