Vom Kongress am 22.10.2008 als "Public Law 15-60" beschlossen.
Präsident Mori setzt die Abstimmung
am 27.10.2009 zusammen mit den Kongresswahlen an.
Obligatorisches Verfassungsreferendum nach Kap. XIV Art. 1 der Verfassung.
Zur Annahme sind 75% der gültigen Stimmen in 3 von 4 Staaten nötig.
Kap. IX Art. 8
"The Congress consists of one member elected at large from each state on the
basis of state equality, and additional members elected from congressional
districts in each state apportioned by population.
Members elected on the basis of state equality serve for a four (4)
year term, and all other members for 2 years.
Each member has one vote, except on the final reading of bills.
Congressional elections are held biennially as provided by statute."
Kap. X Art. 4
"A person is ineligible to become President unless he is a member of Congress
for a 4-year term , a citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia by
birth, and a resident of the Federated States of Micronesia for at least 15 years."