NORTH CAROLINA – North Carolina voters have made their voices heard regarding the six Constitutional Amendments which have caused controversy between Republicans and Democrats due to wording.

  • Voter Photo Identification - FOR
  • Judicial Vacancies - AGAINST
  • Eight-member Bipartisan Board of Ethics - AGAINST
  • Protections for Victims of Crime - FOR
  • Income Tax Rate - FOR
  • Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife - FOR

More about the amendments:

  1. House Bill 1092: Constitutional amendment to require voters to provide photo identification before voting in person.
  2. House Bill 3: Constitutional amendment to change the process for filling judicial vacancies that occur between judicial elections from a process in which the Governor has sole appointment power to a process in which the people of the State nominate individuals to fill vacancies by way of a commission comprised of appointees made by the judicial, executive, and legislative branches charged with making recommendations to the legislature as to which nominees are deemed qualified; then the legislature will recommend at least two nominees to the Governor via legislative action not subject to gubernatorial veto; and the Governor will appoint judges from among these nominees.
  3. House Bill 4: Constitutional amendment to establish an eight-member Bipartisan Board of Ethics 35 and Elections Enforcement in the Constitution to administer ethics and elections law.
  4. House Bill 551: Constitutional amendment to strengthen protections for victims of crime; to establish certain absolute basic rights for victims; and to ensure the enforcement of these rights.
  5. Senate Bill 75: Constitutional amendment to reduce the income tax rate in North Carolina to a maximum allowable rate of seven percent (7%).
  6. Senate Bill 677: Constitutional amendment protecting the right of the people to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife.


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