New Jersey Shared Courts Amendment (2011)
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In 2008, a similar measure was defeated by voters by 55%. New Jersey Municipal Judge Appointment Amendment, Question 2 asked voters to grant the New Jersey State Legislature the authority to pass statutes to allow alternative methods of selecting municipal court judges.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the New Jersey Constitution
In New Jersey, the state legislature is required to approve a proposed amendment by a supermajority vote of 60% but the same amendment can also qualify for the ballot if successive sessions of the New Jersey State Legislature approve it by a simple majority.