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Signature requirements for ballot measures in Arizona

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This page details signature requirements for statewide ballot measures in Arizona.
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The number of signatures required to qualify an initiative for the ballot is tied to the number of votes cast for the office of Arizona governor in the most recent gubernatorial election. The number of signatures to qualify a statute is 10% of votes cast for governor and 15% to qualify a constitutional amendment. The number of signatures required to qualify a veto referendum is 5% of votes cast for governor.

Year Amendment Statute Veto referendum
2014 259,213 172,809 86,405
2012 259,213 172,809 86,405
2010 230,047 153,365 76,682
2008 230,047 153,365 76,682

DocumentIcon.jpg See law: Arizona Constitution, Article IV, Part 1, Section 1, ¶ 2-3, 7

Basis of calculation

1,728,081 votes were cast for governor in the 2010 election.[1]

Signature deadlines

2014

See also: Petition drive deadlines, 2014

The 2014 deadline to qualify initiatives on the Arizona ballot was July 3, 2014 by 5:00 PM-Mountain Time[2].

2012

See also: Petition drive deadlines, 2012

The 2012 deadline to qualify initiatives on the Arizona ballot was July 5, 2012 by 5:00 PM-Mountain Time[3].

2010

Signatures to qualify initiatives for the 2010 Arizona ballot were due on July 1, 2010. Signatures are turned in to the Arizona Secretary of State's office. No signatures were filed by any of the initiative efforts.

Recall

To recall an official in Arizona, signatures equal to 25% of the vote cast in the last election for the office are required.

See also

2012

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