Missouri Constitution Section

Article VII
PUBLIC OFFICERS
Section 2
November 14, 2016
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Power of impeachment--trial of impeachments.

Section 2. The house of representatives shall have the sole power of impeachment. All impeachments shall be tried before the supreme court, except that the governor or a member of the supreme court shall be tried by a special commission of seven eminent jurists to be elected by the senate. The supreme court or special commission shall take an oath to try impartially the person impeached, and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of five-sevenths of the court or special commission.

Source: Const. of 1875, Art. VII, § 2 (Amended February 26, 1924).
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