Washington, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Constitutional Convention

General Typology

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

SECTION 2 CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTIONS.
Whenever two-thirds of the members elected to each branch of the legislature shall deem it necessary to call a convention to revise or amend this Constitution, they shall recommend to the electors to vote at the next general election, for or against a convention, and if a majority of all the electors voting at said election shall have voted for a convention, the legislature shall at the next session, provide by law for calling the same; and such convention shall consist of a number of members, not less than that of the most numerous branch of the legislature.

References: Constitution of Washington, 1889 (accessed Sept.22, 2017)

Subject Matter:

To call a constitutional convention

Actors

Author:
Legislature
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
No turnout quorum found in legal source
Approval Quorum:
Majority of those voting
Geographical Quorum:
No geographical quorum found in legal source
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks: