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Measure Details

Repeal The Two Consecutive Term Limitation for Sheriffs Amendment

West Virginia Ballot Measure - No. 1

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Categories:
Crime
Constitution
Government Operations

Yes
271,067
(48.09%)

No
292,575
(51.91%)

Summary

To repeal section three, article IX of the State Constitution which provides that a person who has been elected or who has served as a sheriff during all or any part of two consecutive terms shall be ineligible for the office of sheriff during any part of the term immediately following the second of the two consecutive terms, and that the person holding the office of sheriff when this section is ratified shall not be prevented from holding the office of sheriff during the term immediately following the term he is serving.

Measure Text

To repeal section three, article IX of the State Constitution which provides that a person who has been elected or who has served as a sheriff during all or any part of two consecutive terms shall be ineligible for the office of sheriff during any part of the term immediately following the second of the two consecutive terms, and that the person holding the office of sheriff when this section is ratified shall not be prevented from holding the office of sheriff during the term immediately following the term he is serving.

[ ] For the Amendment
[ ] Against the Amendment

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