Kentucky Proposed Amendment 2, Allowable Length of Service for Governors (1992)

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Kentucky Amendment 2 was on the November 3, 1992 ballot. It was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment and was approved with 51.13% of the votes.

Election results

Amendment 2
Approveda Yes 540,156 51.13%

Text on the Ballot

Are you in favor of (1) permitting the Governor and other state officers elected in 1995 and after to serve two consecutive terms; (2) electing the Governor and Lieutenant Governor by casting one vote for both offices; (3) giving the Lieutenant Governor duties assigned by the Governor and the General Assembly, with the Senate selecting a senator to act as President of the Senate; (4) allowing the Governor to retain power while absent from the state, and transferring power to the Lieutenant Governor only if the Governor cannot discharge the duties of the office; (5) removing the provision requiring an election to fill a vacancy in the Governor's office that occurs in the first two years of the term; (6) if the Governor and Lieutenant Governor cannot act, transferring power to the Attorney General and then to the Auditor; (7) eliminating the offices of Register of Land Office and Superintendent of Public Instruction as elective offices; (8) permitting the General Assembly to require the Senate's consent to the selection of inferior state officer and members of boards and commissions; and (9) moving all elections (except elections for state constitutional officers) to even-numbered years by adding one year to the terms of all officials regularly elected in 1993, adding one year to the terms of local officials elected in 1995, and subtracting one year from the terms of circuit judges and judges of the court of appeals elected in 1999?

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