Louisiana Signature Requirements

Written by Nicolas Guillermo. Posted in Louisiana Activism


Signature Requirements:

  • Only a few counties and cities have current Initiative and/or Referenda rights. Alexandria, Houma, Monroe, Bossier, Lafayette, Shreveport
  • Home Rule Charters - 10% to 20% of the signatures from registered voters in the district, depending on the city. 
  • Recalls: 331/3% of voters who voted in the last election - 40% if district has less than 1000 people. 
  • Deadlines: Recalls: 180 days - 90 days if district has less than 1000 people.