TITLE

BALLOT MEASURES DIE ON ELECTION DAY

AUTHOR(S)
MILLER, VALERIE
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);11/15/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 46, pP16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that business leaders in Nevada were disappointed with the way voters opposed the changes proposed in the system of electing judges in a state ballot measure during the November 2010 midterm elections in the U.S. It says that the merit selection of judges would have served the best interest of the state because of the scrutiny judges would receive between terms. It said that the measure would have required 55% of the votes in a retention election of judges and justices and would have attracted more out-of-state companies to Nevada.
ACCESSION #
55349341

 

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