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RATIFICATION OF STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

The following constitutional amendment public question will appear on the Indiana ballot statewide:

PUBLIC QUESTION #1

Shall Article 7, Section 4 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana be amended so that criminal appeals from a sentence of life imprisonment or a prison term of more than fifty years follow the same path through the Court of Appeals to the Indiana Supreme Court that civil appeals do? (This question concerns Article 7, Section 4 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana.)

JUDICAL RETENTION

There will be three ballot variations for judicial retention ballot questions. The retention questions will appear on the ballot in the county that correlates to the district the judge serves. Districts 4 and 5 are combined districts and cover all the counties so they will appear on the ballot in all the counties. Districts 1 and 3 cover only certain counties.

District 1, 4 and 5 counties will have the following judicial questions for the following named judges:

INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT 1

Shall Judge Lloyd Mark Bailey be retained in office?

YES _________
NO _________

INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT 4

Shall Judge Melissa S. Mattingly be retained in office?

YES _________
NO _________

INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT 5

Shall Judge Margret G. Robb be retained in office?

YES _________
NO _________
First District: Bartholomew, Boone, Brown, Clark, Clay, Crawford, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Dubois, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Gibson, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Ohio, Orange, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Posey, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Rush, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Sullivan, Switzerland, Union, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Warrick, Washington, and Wayne.

District 3, 4 and 5 counties will have the following judicial questions for the following named judges:

INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT 3

Shall Judge Sanford M. Brook be retained in office?

YES _________
NO _________

INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT 4

Shall Judge Melissa S. Mattingly be retained in office?

YES _________
NO _________

INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT 5

Shall Judge Margret G. Robb be retained in office?

YES _________
NO _________

Third District: Allen, Benton, DeKalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Jasper, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Lake, LaPorte, Marshall, Newton, Noble, Porter, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Warren, and Whitley.

The remaining District 4 and 5 ONLY counties will have the following judicial questions for the following named judges:

INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT 4

Shall Judge Melissa S. Mattingly be retained in office?

YES _________
NO _________

INDIANA COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT 5

Shall Judge Margret G. Robb be retained in office?

YES _________
NO _________

Fourth District and Fifth District only counties: Adams, Blackford, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Delaware, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Madison, Marion, Miami, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Wabash, Wells and White.