A North Carolina Senate and House Leader Term Limits Amendment
did not make the 2012 ballot
in North Carolina as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
The measure limits the House speaker and the Senate president pro tem to three consecutive two-year terms (six years).
Text of measure
The proposed measure would have asked voters:
Term Limits: Constitutional amendments providing that neither the Speaker of the House of Representatives nor the President Pro Tempore of the Senate may serve more than three consecutive terms.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the North Carolina Constitution
The North Carolina Constitution, Section 4 of Article XIII, requires that a legislatively-referred amendment go on the ballot after it is approved by a 60% vote of each house of the North Carolina State Legislature.