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Sep
5
2003

A large voter turn out on Oct. 7 has one interesting implication. It will make state-wide ballot initiatives go away.
The number of signatures needed to get a question put on the ballot is based on a percentage of voter turn-out from the last gubernatorial election. So if lots of people turn out, it gets harder to get referenda put on the ballot. Right now, the number is just about 700,000 (according to the lawyer I had lunch with yesterday).
Now, if we could just get rid of term limits…

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