Referendum

The Referendum is a tool voters can use to veto a law that they don't like, bypassing the State legislature to nulify a law they push without our approval. The referendum is a direct democracy tool to stop laws we don't want. Voters can still vote for the laws to pass, but at least, referenda allow for people to stop them too. 

Where there are corrupt laws and the voters have the right to veto them, for us not to veto them is a crime against the republic. If there are any laws you want to end, become a member of Activism Truth and tell us what corrupt law you want to see end in your State. 

Referenda come in two forms. Veto Referendums are either initiatives that the legislature puts on the ballot to let the public decide, or they give voters the right to citizen veto, to end legislation the state government enacted. We can put pressure on our leaders to allow us to have referendums on the most important issues of our time, or do them ourselves. If they have it in their power to do so, and they don't, you may ask yourself, who are they really working for?

These 26 states and their subdivisions of cities and counties have Referendum rights. 

  • Alaska and its subdivisions
  • Arizona and its subdivisions
  • Arkansas and its subdivisions
  • California and its subdivisions
  • Colorado and its subdivisions
  • Florida and its subdivisions
  • Idaho and its subdivisions
  • Illinois and its subdivisions
  • Maine and its subdivisions
  • Maryland (Veto referendum only)
  • Massachusetts and its subdivisions
  • Michigan and its subdivisions
  • Mississippi and its subdivisions
  • Missouri and its subdivisions
  • Montana and its subdivisions
  • Nebraska and its subdivisions
  • Nevada and its subdivisions
  • New Mexico (Veto referendum only)
  • North Dakota and its subdivisions
  • Ohio and its subdivisions
  • Oklahoma and its subdivisions
  • Oregon and its subdivisions
  • South Dakota and its subdivisions
  • Utah and its subdivisions
  • Washington and its subdivisions
  • Wyoming and its subdivisions

 

Washington D.C. the District of Columbia also has referenda rights. 

Many other states not mentioned have local Initiative and Referendum rights, details will be presented in the near future. 

In order to apply a referendum, in most cases, a large quantity of signatures must be collected immediately after the law to be referred to the voters is past. The time limit hinders the people's abilities to stop laws they don't want. It takes fast action of community groups to organize and in most cases fund raise, in order to get the signatures necessary to qualify a referenda for the ballot. This limitation is perhaps one of the top reasons why people should join Activism Truth. When enough people are organized for ballot propositions, every bad law that is ever passed in our areas, can be called upon our members for a referendum veto. We can see if our members support a referenda against the law in question and with the  permanent ballot access network solution in place, we can quality any and all referenda wanted by our members, effortlessly. 

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