The Missouri "Fair Elections Act"
did not appear on the November 2012 ballot
in the state of Missouri
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. The measure would have changed the margin by which lawmakers must unanimously override an initiative and create a citizens commission appointed by legislative leaders to approve ballot descriptions.
The proposed legislation was expected to be filed for discussion in Missouri's 2012 legislative session. It was supported by Rep. Shane Schoeller.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Missouri legislatively-referred constitutional amendments
In order to qualify for the ballot, the measure required approval by a majority of the members of each chamber of the Missouri General Assembly.