Rhode Island Initiative and Referendum Amendment (2014)

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The Rhode Island Initiative and Referendum Amendment is not on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Rhode Island as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would have created an initiative and referendum process in Rhode Island.[1]

Voters would have been able to launch initiated constitutional amendments and initiated state statutes, and such initiatives would be put forward for approval or disapproval at general elections.

There would have been a number of limitations on what ballot initiatives could address:[1]

Support

Supporters

The following officials sponsored the measure in the legislature:[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the Rhode Island Constitution

In Rhode Island, a simple majority vote was required in both chambers of the legislature in order to place a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot.

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