Arkansas Jurisdiction of Matters Relating to Juveniles and Bastardy, Proposed Amendment 2 (1988)

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The Jurisdiction of Matters Relating to Juveniles and Bastardy Amendment, also known as Proposed Amendment 2 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 8, 1988 ballot in Arkansas, where it was approved.

Election results

Arkansas Proposed Amendment 2 (1988)
Approveda Yes 439,179 62.97%

Official results via: Arkansas Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the ballot read:


(Referred to the People by the General Assembly)
(Popular Name)
Jurisdiction of Matters Relating to Juveniles and Bastardy Amendment
(Ballot Title)
An amendment to the Constitution of the State of Arkansas authorizing the General Assembly to define the jurisdiction of matters relating to juvenile and bastardy and to confer such jurisdiction upon chancery, circuit or probate courts, or upon separate divisions of such courts or to establish separate juvenile courts. [1][2]

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External links

'Arkansas Initiatives and Amendments 1938-2010


  1. REFERENDA AND PRIMARY ELECTION MATERIALS [Computer file]. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1995. doi:10.3886/ICPSR00006.v1
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.