North Dakota House Member Terms, Measure 3 (1996)
The North Dakota House Member Terms Referendum, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure changed the term of members of the North Dakota House of Representatives from two years to four years and authorize the Legislative Assembly to establish a procedure whereby one-half of the members of the house of representatives are elected biennially. The amendments took effect on July 1, 1997.
|North Dakota Measure 3 (1996)|
Election results via: North Dakota Secretary of State, Official Vote of General Election, 1996
Text of measure
- See also: North Dakota Constitution, Article IV
The full text of the amended constitutional language can be read here.
This measure lengthened the term of members of the North Dakota House of Representatives from two to four years. This measure also provided that the legislative assembly should establish by law a procedure whereby one-half of the members of the North Dakota House of Representatives, as nearly as is practicable, are elected biennially.
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- North Dakota Secretary of State Archived Election Results, "General Election Results - 1996," accessed March 28, 2014
- North Dakota Legislative Assembly, "1997 Session Laws, CHAPTER 570 HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3010 HOUSE MEMBER TERMS," accessed March 28, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures, "State Ballot Measures Database," accessed March 28, 2014
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