Petition drive deadlines in 2008, arranged by date

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See also: Petition drive deadlines in 2008 for a chart arranged alphabetically by state.

State Signature filing deadlines
for 2008 ballots
Signatures required for
constitutional amendment
Signatures required for
state statute
Certification deadline
Massachusetts 2008 deadline passed 65,825 65,825 + 11,099[1] -
Mississippi 2008 deadline passed - Not permitted in Mississippi -
Alaska 2008 deadline passed Not permitted in Alaska 23,831 -
South Dakota 2008 deadline for constitutional amendments has passed[2] 33,551 16,776 -
California 2008 deadlines for February and June ballots have passed[3] 694,323 433,952 -
Nevada Deadline for statutory initiatives has passed[4] 58,628 58,628 -
Maine Deadline passed[5] Not permitted in Maine 55,087 -
Florida Deadline passed[6] 611,009 Not permitted in Florida -
Wyoming Deadline passed[7] Not permitted in Wyoming 29,433 -
North Dakota Deadline passed for June 10 primary ballot[8] 25,688 12,844 -
South Dakota Deadline passed for initiated statutes[9] 33,551 16,776 -
Idaho Deadline passed (April 30) Not permitted in Idaho 45,893 June 30
Missouri Deadline passed (May 4)[10] Between 137,600 and 150,496[11] Between 86,000 and 94,060[12] -
Nevada Deadline passed (May 20)[13] for constitutional amendments 58,628 58,628 -
Michigan Deadline passed (May 28) for initiated statute 380,126 304,101 -
Utah Deadline passed (June 1)[14] Not permitted in Utah 91,996 for direct initiative
45,998 for indirect initiative
-
Montana Deadline passed (June 20)[15] 44,615 22,308 -
California Deadline passed (June 26)[16] 694,323 433,952 -
Arizona Deadline passed (July 3)[17] 230,047 153,365 -
Oregon Deadline passed (July 3) 110,358 82,769 -
Washington Deadline passed (July 3)[18] Not permitted in Washington - -
Nebraska Deadline passed (July 4)[19] Approximately 115,000[20] Approx. 77,000[21] -
Arkansas Deadline passed (July 7) 77,468 61,974 September 15
Michigan Deadline passed (July 7) for initiated amendment 380,126 304,101 -
Colorado August 4
(or six months from start of petition drive)
80,571 80,571 -
North Dakota August 5 for November 4 general election[22] 25,688 12,844 -
Ohio August 6[23] 402,275 - -
Oklahoma 60 days before November 4
(or 90 days from start of petition drive)
138,970 74,117 -

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