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Nebraska Initiative Signature Requirements Amendment (2014)
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- Decreased the signature requirement from 7 percent to 3 percent of the state's total registered voters for legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Required at least 3 percent of a county’s registered voters to sign a petition from at least two-fifths of the state’s counties for legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Decreased the signature requirement from 10 percent to 5 percent of the state's total registered voters for legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Required at least 5 percent of a county’s registered voters to sign a petition from at least two-fifths of the state’s counties for legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
Text of measure
The ballot question would have read as follows:
|“||A constitutional amendment to change the number of signatures required for an initiative petition.
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- See also: Amending the Nebraska Constitution
The Nebraska State Senate needed to pass the legislation by a 60 percent vote in order to place the proposed amendment on the ballot. The 2014 legislative session ended without the measure's approval.
- Nebraska Legislature, "Legislative Resolution 393CA," accessed February 27, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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