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Now a debate has started about making it harder to put them to a vote. The idea of raising the number of signatures required is receiving some support...Activists seeking signatures for people's initiatives of all sorts make a point of setting up
The Republic azcentral.com Mesa is trying to make it easier for people to run for city office. The City Council already has adopted one ordinance, and action is pending on another, to lower the number of valid signatures candidates must obtain on
The Republic azcentral.com Two familiar faces have joined the list of Chandler City Council candidates vying for a spot on the Aug. 28 primary election ballot. Three open council seats and the mayor's post are up for grabs. Retired Mesa police
The Arizona Republic Chandler's next election is nearly a year away, but three incumbents already are circulating nomination petitions to gather the 1,000 signatures required. "You need so many more signatures than you did a few years ago . . . that'
North Carolina's highest court on Friday upheld a state law that forces minority political parties to collect thousands of signatures before election ballots lists their candidates. The state Supreme Court ruled that the law does not unfairly burden
10/24/2010 8:45 AM SQ 744 Subject: Education funding Summary: This measure would amend the Oklahoma Constitution to require that common education be funded on a per-pupil level equivalent to surrounding states.
The Arizona Republic Ballot initiatives were meant to allow citizens to put important issues directly to the voters. But these days in Arizona, it's nearly impossible for people to get anything on the ballot unless they hire expensive professional
The Arizona Republic A strong, last-minute push for signatures through the weekend has kept a part of a Surprise development from going dark...Surprise officials, led by Councilman John Williams, gathered enough signatures to form a streetlight
We hope Sen. Abel Tapia succeeds in winning the support of two-thirds of his colleagues in the Legislature and the measure is placed on this November’s election ballot...As we have long argued, it’s too easy to amend this state’s Constitution. That’s