Louisiana Boards and Commissions Restructuring, Amendment 7 (2012)

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Boards and Commissions Restructuring Amendment
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:Louisiana Constitution
Referred by:Louisiana State Legislature
Topic:Administration of gov't
Status:Approveda
The Louisiana Boards and Commissions Restructuring Amendment, also known as Constitutional Amendment 7, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 6, 2012 statewide ballot in Louisiana, where it was approved.

The measure restructured the composition of various constitutional boards and commissions. The measure was sent to the ballot during the 2012 state legislative session as HB 524.

Election results

See also: 2012 ballot measure election results
Louisiana Amendment 7 (2012)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,002,627 60.99%
No641,30439.01%

Official results via the Louisiana Secretary of State's website.

Text of measure

The official ballot text read as follows:[1]

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?[2]

Support

No formal support was identified.

Opposition

No formal opposition was identified.

Path to the ballot

See also: Louisiana legislatively-referred constitutional amendments

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.

See also

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Additional reading

References

  1. Louisiana Secretary of State, "2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendments," accessed August 17, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.