A North Carolina Gubernatorial Election Amendment
did not make the 2012 ballot
in North Carolina as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
The measure requires that the governor and lieutenant governor run together in the general election.
Text of measure
The proposed measure would have asked voters:
Constitutional amendment providing that candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor shall be listed on the general election ballot as a team.
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.