Arizona Mine Inspector Term Limit Amendment, Proposition 101 (1992)
The Arizona Mine Inspector Term Limit Amendment, also known as Proposition 101 and House Concurrent Resolution 2002, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the statewide ballot in Arizona, which was approved in the statewide election on November 3, 1992.
- This proposed amendment to Article XIX extends the term limit of the State Mine Inspector from two years to four years beginning with the inspector elected at the November, 1994 general election.
|Arizona Proposition 101 (1992)|
Official results via: State of Arizona Official Canvass
Text of measure
The text of the ballot read:
House Concurrent Resolution 2002
Amending Arizona Constitution to increase the State Mine Inspector's term of office from two years to four years beginning with the term for the State Mine Inspector elected at the November, 1994 general election.
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the State of Arizona, the Senate concurring:
Note: Deleted language is crossed out, added language is capitalized.
Path to the ballot
Proposition 101 was placed on the ballot by HCR 2002.
- Ayes - 54
- Nays - 0
- Not Voting - 3
- Vacancy - 3
- Ayes - 19
- Nays - 8
- Not Voting - 3
- Ayes - 33
- Nays - 21
- Not Voting - 6
Arguments in favor of the amendment include:
- In 1968, Arizonans decided to elect many elected officials to four year terms so that they may concentrate more on governing than campaigning. This proposition would extend that to the State Mine Inspector.
Arguments in opposition of the amendment include:
- Shorter term limits maintain responsibility and accountability in elected officials.
- State of Arizona 1992 Ballot Proposition voting guide
State of Arizona
|State executive officers||
Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Lands | Director of Labor | Chairman of Corporation Commission | State Mine Inspector |