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HJR 8 - Mandating Secret Ballots - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Mandating Secret Ballots

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that declares that voting shall be by secret ballot in federal or state regulated elections, in elections for initiatives or referendums, or in elections to designate individual or employee representation.

Highlights:
-Specifies that if this proposed amendment is approved by a majority of voters at the next general election, then it shall take effect on January 1, 2011 (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (53-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Mandating Secret Ballots

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that declares that voting shall be by secret ballot in federal or state regulated elections, in elections for initiatives or referendums, or in elections to designate individual or employee representation.

Highlights:
-Specifies that if this proposed amendment is approved by a majority of voters at the next general election, then it shall take effect on January 1, 2011 (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Mandating Secret Ballots

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