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SCR 1013 - Replacing Secretary of State with Lieutenant Governor - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Robert Meza voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

Read statements Robert Meza made in this general time period.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. AN AMENDMENT MAY ALSO BE PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (19-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Replacing Secretary of State with Lieutenant Governor

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a concurrent resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that replaces the position of Secretary of State with that of Lieutenant Governor in the executive department.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that during primary elections, candidates for Governor shall run for that office separately from candidates for Lieutenant Governor (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that nominees for Governor shall run on a joint-ticket in the General Election with the nominee for Lieutenant Governor from the same political party (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the Lieutenant Governor shall be the next in the line of succession to become Governor in the event of the death, resignation, removal, or disability of a Governor, until a successor is elected (Sec. 3)
  • Specifies that, notwithstanding any other law, the duties of the Secretary of State, as specified in the state constitution and as otherwise prescribed by law, shall be assumed by the Lieutenant Governor (Sec. 5).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (51-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Replacing Secretary of State with Lieutenant Governor

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that authorizes the replacement of the position of Secretary of State with that of Lieutenant Governor in the executive department by voter approval of a constitutional amendment.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that during primary elections, candidates for Governor shall run for that office separately from candidates for Lieutenant Governor (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that nominees for Governor shall run on a joint-ticket in the General Election with the nominee for Lieutenant Governor from the same political party (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the Lieutenant Governor shall be the next in the line of succession to become Governor in the event of the death, resignation, removal, or disability of a Governor, until a successor is elected (Sec. 3)
  • Specifies that, notwithstanding any other law, the duties of the Secretary of State, as specified in the state constitution and as otherwise prescribed by law, shall be assumed by the Lieutenant Governor (Sec. 5).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (29-0) -

Title: Replacing Secretary of State with Lieutenant Governor

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Replacing Secretary of State with Lieutenant Governor

Sponsors

  • Jonathan Paton (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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