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Proposed Constitutional Amendment 5

Louisiana Ballot Measure - Act 875

Election: Nov. 4, 2014 (General)
Outcome: Pending

Judicial Branch


Present Constitution provides for a mandatory retirement age of seventy for a judge, except that a judge who turns seventy
while serving a term of office may complete that term of office.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment removes the mandatory retirement age of a judge.

Measure Text

Do you support an amendment to remove the constitutional requirement that a
judge retire upon attaining the age of seventy or, if his seventieth birthday occurs during his term, that he retire upon completion of that term?

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