Amendments to this Constitution may be proposed by initiative or by a
majority vote of all members of each house of the Legislature. An amendment proposed by
initiative shall require a petition signed by qualified voters equal in number to at least ten percent
of the total votes cast for Governor in the last gubernatorial election. The petition containing the
text of the proposed amendment and the names and addresses of its sponsors shall be filed at
least one year before the next general election at which the proposed amendment is submitted to
the voters. A proposed amendment may amend one or more articles and related subject matter in
other articles as necessary to accomplish the objectives of the amendment.
History: Amendment proposed by SL 1963, ch 342, rejected Nov. 3, 1964; amendment
proposed by SL 1970, ch 6, rejected Nov. 3, 1970; amendment proposed by SL 1972, ch 4,
approved Nov. 7, 1972.