Das Abgeordnetenhaus stimmt am , der Senat am
zu. Obligatorisches Verfassungsreferendum nach Kap. XVIII Art. 3 und 5.
Nötig sind eine 75%-Mehrheit in beiden Häusern und eine einfache Mehrheit
aller abgegebenen Stimmen.
Kap. III Art. 4:
"Joint Election of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor.
The governor and lieutenant governor shall be elected at large
within the Commonwealth for a term of office of four years. The governor
and lieutenant governor shall be elected jointly with each voter casting a single
vote applicable to both offices. After the Commonwealth Election
Commission certifies the results of a general election and if no candidates
receive more than one half of the total votes cast and counted for the offices of
governor and lieutenant governor, on the fourteenth day thereafter, a runoff
election shall be held between the candidates for governor and lieutenant
governor receiving the highest and second highest number of votes cast and
counted for those offices. Runoff election procedures shall be provided by
law. No person may be elected governor more than twice."
"Do you approve of House Legislative Initiative 15-26, SD1, to amend Article
III, Section 4 of the Constitution of the Northern Mariana Islands to require
a runoff election for governor and lieutenant governor if no candidates receive
a majority of the votes cast and counted for those offices in a general election?"