California Election Day as a Holiday Initiative (2012)
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Administration of Government
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Its sponsors did not submit any signatures to election officials by the deadline. To earn a spot on the state's 2012 ballot, sponsors of the initiative would have had to collect 504,760 signatures.
A letter requesting a title and summary for the proposed initiative was signed by Roy Benson, and was received by the Attorney General of California's office on February 9, 2011. The initiative failed to qualify for the ballot on September 16, 2011.
Text of measure
The Attorney General issued the following ballot title, summary and statement of estimated fiscal impact for this initiative:
Election Day Holiday. Initiative Statute.
Establishes an Election Day state holiday as the Tuesday following the first Monday in November during even-numbered years.
Increased state costs once every two years of probably less than $20 million.
- California Secretary of State website, list of initiatives in 2011, accessed February 13, 2014
- California Attorney General website, Initiative 11-0001 ballot title and summary, accessed February 13, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.