INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 34
SPONSOR:Mr. Carlos Jackson, 108 Addison Way, Canton, MS 39046
SUBJECT MATTER:African-American Day/Women's Day
BALLOT TITLE:Should the Mississippi Constitution be amended to provide for an African-American Day and a Women's Day?
BALLOT SUMMARY: Initiative #34 would amend the Mississippi Constitution to provide that the last day in February be declared African-American Day in honor, recognition and commemoration of the legacy of contributions to Mississippi made by American citizens of African descent, and, that August 26th be declared to be Women's Day in honor, recognition, and commemoration of the legacy of contributions to Mississippi made by women. Both days it shall be recognized as legal holidays.
ORIGINAL FILING:March 16, 2011