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:
- House Bill 1092: Constitutional amendment to require voters to provide photo identification before voting in person.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Senate Bill 75: Constitutional amendment to reduce the income tax rate in North Carolina to a maximum allowable rate of seven percent (7%).
- Senate Bill 677: Constitutional amendment protecting the right of the people to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife.