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Constitutional Convention, 1973
The 1973 constitutional convention was an unlimited convention in which seven ballot questions were put before the voters in a special election; (1) suffrage (approved); (2) qualification for office (approved) (3) grand jury (approved); (4) lotteries (approved); (5); constitutional amendments and revisions (approved); (6) four year terms for general officers (rejected) & (7) legislative compensation (rejected). Material arranged within five series; lottery information drawn from other states including state revenues, ads, sample tickets; convention meeting transcripts; proposals & resolutions; committee reports arranged alphabetically according to subject and various administrative records including correspondence, press releases, delagate lists, newspaper clippings, etc.
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