Nevada, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Convention for revision of constitution

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Nevada, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Convention for revision of constitution
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Nevada Constitution, Article XVI, Section 2
If at any time the Legislature by a vote of two thirds of the Members elected to each house, shall determine that it is necessary to cause a revision of this entire Constitution they shall recommend to the electors at the next election for Members of the Legislature, to vote for or against a convention, and if it shall appear that a majority of the electors voting at such election, shall have voted in favor of calling a Convention, the Legislature shall, at its next session provide by law for calling a Convention to be holden within six months after the passage of such law, and such Convention shall consist of a number of Members not less than that of both branches of the Legislature. In determining what is a majority of the electors voting at such election, reference shall be had to the highest number of votes cast at such election for the candidates for any office or on any question.

Source: The Constitution of the State of Nevada (accessed 26 July 2017)

Subject Matter:

Calling for a constitutional convention

Actors

Author:
Authority : Must be approved by 2/3 of each house of legislature
Initiator:
Law : constitution
Decision maker:
Electorate : The question must be approved by a majority of the number of voters at the election based on the question receiving the highest number of votes (Nevada Constitution, Article XVI, Section 2).

Requirements

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Turnout Quorum:
Requires a majority of the number of voters at the election based on the question receiving the highest number of votes to pass (Nevada Constitution, Article XVI, Section 2).
Approval Quorum:
Requires a majority of the number of voters at the election based on the question receiving the highest number of votes to pass (Nevada Constitution, Article XVI, Section 2).
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
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Procedural Elements

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Practice

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