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Measure Details

Limit on Service by State Justices and Judges

Texas Ballot Measure - Proposition 14

Election: General Nov. 1, 2007 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Constitution
Government Operations
Judicial Branch

Yes
807,932
(74.99%)

Argument For

No
269,384
(25.01%)

Argument Against

Summary

HJR 36 would limit a state justice or judge's service to December 31st of the fourth year of the term if he/she is elected to all or part of a six year term, and reaches mandatory retirement age during the first four years of said term.

Measure Text

The constitutional amendment permitting a justice or judge who reaches the mandatory retirement age while in office to serve the remainder of the justice's or judge's current term.

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