Mississippi, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Assent of the electors

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Mississippi, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Assent of the electors
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

SECTION 101.

The seat of government of the state shall be at the city of Jackson, and shall not be removed or relocated without the assent of a majority of the electors of the state.

Source: Mississippi Constitution of 1890 (accessed 7 Juli 2017)

Subject Matter:

To remove or relocate seat of government

Actors

Author:
Legislature
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
None
Approval Quorum:
Majority of voters
Geographical Quorum:
None
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

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Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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