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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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The judge said that if the ballot question was approved by voters on Election Day, it would have breached a contract between the borough and Ford Motor Co.
Under the ballot question, physicians not in a patient's insurance network but who want to continue a relationship with that patient would simply have to agree to the terms that the insurance provider has for physicians in its network.
However, they suggested changes, including rewriting the ballot question to read: "Should the city raise taxes by imposing a new personal income tax on Eugene residents for four years?
Rex Duncan, the author of the measure, has called the ballot question a "pre-emptive strike" against Shariah coming to his state.
Our argument was that if you or I go into that voting booth and we look at this ballot question, would we really understand what we were voting yes or no for?
The Catholic bishops are members of a coalition that collected 123,356 signatures of registered voters for the proposed ballot question to ban gay marriage.
com officials released a statement on December 22 saying they were unable to collect the 598,000 signatures needed for June and may push for a ballot question "in November 2006 or beyond.
Additionally, NJPIRG said voter approval of the ballot question guarantees funding to support the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's (NJDEP) anti-idling enforcement program and cover the cost of a research project conducted by NJDEP to examine further steps needed to protect children from school bus emissions.
The City Council voted 4-1 to set the election, with Councilwoman Roseann Mikos opposed over wording of the ballot question, which she said should be more neutral.
Elected officials must realize the limitations associated with advocacy when there appears to be no consensus by the legislative body with respect to a ballot question or a series of ballot questions
In Nevada, for example, voters rejected a ballot question that would have required the state to finance K-12 schools at the national per-pupil rate by 2012.
The Insurance Rate Reduction and Reform Act is viewed by the industry as a counter to the previous ballot question because it would void any limits on medical-malpractice awards unless the insurance industry lowers medical-malpractice premiums.
The machine then takes them through each office and ballot question individually.
2000 version of the ballot question informs the voters that the method for selecting judges is currently election; the 1999 version does not mention election," he wrote.