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Republicans Oppose Three Amendments


October 15, 2018

There are six proposed state constitutional amendments, the most at any one time in modern history, on this year’s ballot. Although the Republican-led General Assembly decided to put the amendments on the ballot, Republicans at the state and local levels have announced their opposition to three of the six amendments.

One of the amendments has to do with removing the governor’s power to unilaterally fill empty judicial seats. For decades, the governor has had the authority to fill judicial seats that have become vacant due to retirement or death. If the amendment passes, the General...

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