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June 1, 2007
Secretary of State Chapman Urges Citizens to Vote

Secretary of State Beth Chapman encourages every registered citizen to vote in Tuesday’s June 5, 2007 Statewide Special Constitutional Amendment Election. There are also two local amendments to be voted on in Mobile County, and in Shelby County.

"Historically voter turn out is low for referendum elections. These two statewide amendments will affect all citizens in the State," stated Secretary Chapman. "Everyone should exercise their right to vote, and it is my hope that they will."

You may view the certified ballot language of all amendments at the Secretary of State website http://www.sos.alabama.gov/ under the ‘Elections’ heading.

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"Shall the following Amendments be adopted
to the Constitution of Alabama?"

 

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS WHICH APPLY STATEWIDE

 

Statewide Amendment Number One

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended relating to the Capital Improvement Trust Fund to increase the amount of the General Obligation Bonds authorized herein and to provide for competitive bidding of said bonds. (Proposed by Act 2007-005)

Yes  (   )
No   (   )

 

Statewide Amendment Number Two

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to require that funds dedicated for the purpose of paying health care costs of retired state and educational employees be used for that purpose. (Proposed by Act 2007-007)

Yes  (   )
No   (   )



For more information, visit Secretary of State Jim Bennett’s Web Site:  http://www.sos.alabama.gov/