Louisiana Boards and Commissions Restructuring, Amendment 7 (2012)
|Boards and Commissions Restructuring Amendment|
|Referred by:||Louisiana State Legislature|
|Topic:||Administration of gov't|
The measure restructures the composition of various constitutional boards and commissions. The measure was sent to the ballot during the 2012 state legislative session as HB 524.
- See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
|Louisiana Amendment 7 (2012)|
All 4,267 precincts reporting. However, pending final certification of election results.
Results via the Louisiana Secretary of State's website.
Text of measure
The official ballot text read as follows:
|“||Do you support an amendment, relative to the membership of constitutional boards and commissions that have members who are selected from congressional districts, to retain the existing number of members and to provide for implementation of membership from reapportioned congressional districts by filling vacancies first from under-represented districts and then from the state at large?||”|
Path to the ballot
The legislatively-referred constitutional amendment required a two-thirds vote from members of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature to be placed on the statewide ballot.
- Louisiana Secretary of State, "2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendments," retrieved August 17, 2012
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.