The New Hampshire State Court Amendment
is on the November 6, 2012 ballot
in New Hampshire
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. The measure would make the chief justice of the state supreme court to be administrative head of all the courts
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the New Hampshire constitution
In order for the state legislature to place a proposed constitutional amendment on the statewide ballot, both chambers of the state legislature must approve doing so by a vote in each house of at least 60%. Once any such constitutional amendment is on the ballot, the state's voters must approve it by a 2/3 vote for it to pass.