​​Note: This write-up was last updated in October 2015. 

The 17th Amendment provides for the direct election of U.S. senators by popular vote.

Before the amendment's adoption in 1913, state legislatures elected their senators, according to the original creation of government by the founding fathers.

There is a growing sentiment against the amendment to return to what the founding fathers intended.

Note: This write-up was last updated in March 2016.

According to the New Hampshire Constitution, judges and sheriffs are barred from holding office after they reach age 70.

There are no age limits for federal judges, and 19 states do not require judges to retire at a certain age.

​​Note: This write-up was last updated in October 2015.

New Hampshire's Judicial Conduct Committee investigates alleged misconduct by judicial personnel, from a judge down to a court stenographer.

Redistricts the House of Representatives.

Changes the definition of "domicile" for voting purposes so that out-of-state students can not claim domicile in New Hampshire.


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