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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The ballot question that successfully repealed a state law indexing the gas tax to inflation generated $3.
May 25, 2010, the county boards of elections must submit to the Secretary of the Commonwealth unofficial returns for all statewide offices and ballot questions.
I think the ballot questions do a lot to bring people out,'' he said.
Residents past and present, just like Minagorri, have come out to show their outpouring of support for the ballot question.
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.
MMAC asserted that the ordinance was improperly enacted because it included language extending coverage for absences due to domestic abuse, sexual assault or stalking that was not included in a ballot question approved by voters in November 2008.
A ballot question is being sent out to around 38,000 supporters in the next week and will simply ask "Are you in favour of relocating Everton Football Club to Kirkby?
In 2004, many GOP House and Senate candidates piggy-backed on the issue, hoping that religious conservatives who turned out for the ballot question would also pull a lever for Republicans.
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.
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.