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Twelve {{lrcafull}}s have been introduced into the [[North Carolina General Assembly]] during the current legislative session. According to [[Article XIII, North Carolina Constitution#Section 4|Section 4 of Article XIII]] of the [[North Carolina Constitution]], a proposed amendment was be approve in both legislative chambers by a 60% vote.

Revision as of 16:10, 20 February 2014

One statewide ballot measure is certified for the 2014 ballot in the state of North Carolina.

Historical facts

  • Since 1996, an average of two measures have appeared annually on the ballot in North Carolina. Therefore, 2014 is a below average year based on the currently certified measures.
  • The number of measures on a state-wide ballot since 1996 have ranged from one to five.
  • Since 1996, 14 of 14 or 100.00% of North Carolina ballot measures have been approved by voters.
  • Conversely, 0 of 14 or 0.00% of measures have been defeated.

On the ballot

See also: 2014 ballot measures

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Criminal Defendant May Waive Jury Trial Amendment Criminal trials Amends North Carolina Constitution to allow criminal defendants to waive jury trial

Potential measures

Twelve legislatively-referred constitutional amendments have been introduced into the North Carolina General Assembly during the current legislative session. According to Section 4 of Article XIII of the North Carolina Constitution, a proposed amendment was be approve in both legislative chambers by a 60% vote.

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA Literacy Test Repeal Amendment Suffrage Repeals the amendment requiring that every person be able to read and write English in order to register to vote
LRCA Independent Redistricting Amendment Redistricting Establishes an independent redistricting commission for all future state legislative and congressional redistricting
LRCA Supermajority Vote to Levy Taxes Amendment Taxes Requires a three-fifths vote in the legislature to levy state taxes
LRCA Board of Education Membership Amendment Education Makes the Superintendent of Public Instruction the chair of the Board of Education and authorizes the governor to appoint the Superintendent of Public Instruction
LRCA "Mentally Incompetent" Cannot Vote Amendment Suffrage Disqualifies the “adjudicated mentally incompetent” from voting
LRCA Judicial Nominating Committee Amendment Judiciary Creates a judicial nominating commission to pick two candidates for each court election for constituents to vote upon
LRCA Private Property Amendment Eminent domain Prevents property from being condemned solely for private economic development
LRCA "Sunshine" Amendment Gov't accountability Provides that all state and local government records are open to inspection and copying and that all normal meetings are open to the public
LRCA "Gun Rights" Amendment Firearms Restricts limitations that may be placed on a person who holds a concealed carry permit
LRCA Municipal Annexation Amendment Local gov't Restricts the ability of municipalities to annex other municipalities
LRCA "Right to Work" Amendment Labor Makes bargaining contracts between public entities and unions illegal
LRCA Secret Ballot Amendment Labor Preserves an individual’s right to a secret ballot for employee representation by a union

See also

North Carolina

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