Kentucky Voters Defeat Constitutional Amendment - State and Federal Communications

November 9, 2022  •  

Kentucky Voters Defeat Constitutional Amendment

The Kentucky State Capitol building

Kentucky Voters defeated constitutional amendment 1, which would have permitted the Senate President and House Speaker to jointly call special sessions of the legislature lasting up to 12 days annually.

Only the Governor can call a special session.

The amendment would have also removed specific legislative session end dates from the constitution and instead limit sessions to 30 legislative days in odd-numbered years and 60 legislative days in even-numbered years.

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