How is Arizona’s constitution amended?




    There are three constitutional amendments on the ballot this year for Arizona voters to decide on.

    They vary in what they aim to accomplish, but all three had a similar journey from idea to the ballot box.

    Arizona’s Constitution has been amended over 150 times since Arizona moved from territory to statehood in 1912 but what exactly goes into creating an amendment?

    The Arizona Mirror has an answer to that question in this video.

    Learn about what it takes to get an amendment on the ballot and what happens if voters have regrets about amending the Constitution.

    Jerod MacDonald-Evoy
    Reporter Jerod MacDonald-Evoy joins the Arizona Mirror from the Arizona Republic, where he spent 4 years covering everything from dark money in politics to Catholic priest sexual abuse scandals. Jerod has also won awards for his documentary films which have covered issues such as religious tolerance and surveillance technology used by police. He brings strong watchdog sensibilities and creative storytelling skills to the Arizona Mirror.

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