The Utah Legislator Eligibility, Amendment B appeared on the November 2, 2010 statewide ballot as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment where it was approved.
The proposal called for amending a provision relating to legislator eligibility.
- See also: 2010 ballot measure election results
| Utah Amendment B (Legislator Eligibility)|
| Yes|| 482,229|| 84.53%|
Source: State of Utah Elections Office - 2010 general election results
Text of measure
This resolution proposes to amend the Utah Constitution to: specify that the time for calculating residency requirements for a person appointed to fill mid-term vacancies in the office of senator or representative is the time of appointment rather than the time for filing for the office; clarify that a provision prohibiting a senator or representative from continuing to serve after ceasing to be a resident of the applicable district applies also to a person appointed to fill a mid-term vacancy; and make technical changes.
Path to the ballot
- See also: How the Utah Constitution is amended
According to Section 1, Article XXIII, a two-thirds vote was necessary in the state legislature to place the proposed amendment before the state's voters.