2018 Constitutional Amendment Question
The following Constitutional Amendment Question will appear on ballots in the November 6, 2018 General Election:
Must Section 7, Article VI of the Constitution of this State, relating to state constitutional officers, be amended so as to provide that beginning in January 2023, or upon a vacancy in the office of Superintendent of Education after the date of the ratification of the provisions of this paragraph, whichever occurs first, the Superintendent of Education must be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate; to provide that the appointed Superintendent of Education shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor; and to require the General Assembly to provide by law for the duties, compensation, and qualifications for the office?
A 'Yes' vote will require the Superintendent of Education be appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Senate.
A 'No' vote maintains the current method of electing a Superintendent of Education.Back to All News