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Unofficial 2022 Gubernatorial General Election Question Text

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Question 3    
Constitutional Amendment
(Ch. 809 of 2021 Legislative Session)
Civil Jury Trials

Authorizing the General Assembly to enact legislation that limits the right to a jury trial in a civil proceeding to those proceedings in which the amount in controversy exceeds $25,000, excluding attorney's fees if attorney's fees are recoverable in the proceeding. Under current law, the amount in controversy must exceed $15,000 before a party to a proceeding may demand a jury trial. In cases where the amount in controversy does not exceed this threshold amount, a judge, rather than a jury, determines the verdict.

(Amending Maryland Declaration of Rights - Articles 5(a) and 23)

For the Constitutional Amendment
Against the Constitutional Amendment