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public vote

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a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate

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Voter's Edge API for California will include similar data on local and statewide candidates and ballot measures for more than 50 California cities, with additional data provided by the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund's Smart Voter.
Ballot Measure 20-186 will give citizens the right to vote on capital investments in excess of $250,000 and any budget line item more than $50,000 for planned maintenance.
Regulatory compensation, or regulatory takings, ballot measures, which attracted so much attention in the November 2006 statewide elections, have not been prominent in local elections to date.
Hayworth, who'd opposed a harsh immigration state ballot measure in 2004, entered the campaign with the publication of an anti-immigration book called Whatever It Takes.
Kaufman, the treasurer of the committee, said it was formed as a ``general purpose committee,'' so could spend contributions on legislative efforts, as well as ballot measures.
Lobbying includes advocating for or against ballot measures and initiative signature gathering," the statement reads.
In the past year alone, NGLTF helped defeat six antigay ballot measures from Oregon to Miami.
Through its daily broadcasts on more than 1,400 radio stations, its network of several dozen state-based think tanks, and its monthly political magazine, the Citizen, Focus on the Family has played a large role in mobilizing voters for anti-gay ballot measures nationwide.
June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to this week's Tuesday Count, six new statewide ballot measures have been certified for the 2012 ballot.
When you vote, the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce asks all to consider both ballot measures carefully and remember:
If voters approve it, it's really a testament to the power of big money being able to mislead the public on the content of ballot measures,'' said Lyon, co-chairman of the Not PropR campaign, organized by neighborhood council activists to fight the measure.
They chose to take positions opposing two statewide ballot measures that Oil the surface had popular appeal.
two pro-gay ballot measures were passed, one granting benefits to the domestic partners of city employees and another offering survivors' benefits to the partners of police officers and fire fighters.
org provides media and the public with a one-stop, nonpartisan information resource on the five health-related ballot measures.
Land and Gallop challenged the measure under a state law that seeks to prevent inaccurate, misleading or biased ballot measures.