Kansas, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Constitutional convention

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Kansas, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Constitutional convention
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Kansas Constitution, Article XIV, Section 2
2: Constitutional conventions; approval by electors. The legislature, by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, may submit the question "Shall there be a convention to amend or revise the constitution of the state of Kansas?" or the question "Shall there be a convention limited to revision of article(s) ________ of the constitution of the state of Kansas?", to the electors [...] . If a majority of all electors voting on the question shall vote in the affirmative, delegates to such convention shall be elected at the next election for representatives thereafter, unless the legislature shall have provided by law for the election of such delegates at a special election. [...]

Source: Constitution of the State of Kansas (retrieved 13 June 2017)

Subject Matter:

Calling for a constitutional convention

Actors

Author:
Authority : 2/3 majority of both houses of legislature
Initiator:
Law : Constitution
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

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Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Legal source does not mention specific approval quorum
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
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Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:

Kansas Constitution, Article XIV, Section 2
[...] "Shall there be a convention to amend or revise the constitution of the state of Kansas?" or the question "Shall there be a convention limited to revision of article(s) ________ of the constitution of the state of Kansas?" [...]

Source: Constitution of the State of Kansas retrieved 14 June 2017)

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