Theconstitutionalamendmentproposed by Measure 104 wouldstrengthen and clarify once and for allthe supermajority
requirement in Oregon's constitution relating to revenue-raising bills.
The return of a supermajority
would allow for an easier path for progressive policies like major overhauls of the health and tax systems, transportation and other public works projects.
Because of that, they say, Oregon lawmakers can cut tax breaks with a simple majority vote, not a three-fifths supermajority
It's unclear if Trump can help the GOP win a supermajority
MISSISSIPPI HOUSE REPUBLICANS LOCKED UP A SUPERMAJORITY
with a 74-seat advantage after the chamber voted to seat the Republican challenger, Mark Tullos, in a race originally certified as a tie.
He was tested two years later, when Texas voters put a Republican supermajority
We then argue for a different, more inclusive understanding of democratic change, both constitutional and otherwise--an understanding that includes a whole panoply of institutional, social, and political dynamics: formal rules and informal ones, voting requirements and nonvoting mechanisms, supermajority
thresholds and social movements, legislatures and courts.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras secured the support of 160 lawmakers in the first round of a presidential vote on Wednesday, leaving him well short of the supermajority
needed to win the final round later this month.
"After our review, we have concluded that it is in your best interest to proceed with the consolidation and IPO as approved by a supermajority
of the Participants," the filing said.
Last night, President Obama won re-election by an Electoral College margin sufficient to render Florida irrelevant, and according to exit polls he won it with a comfortable supermajority
among Jewish votersnot as many as voted for him in 2008, but still far more than the dismal 44 percent who voted for Jimmy Carter in 1980.
Achieving a supermajority
of 67 votes is one of the most challenging tasks facing any administration.