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Direct Legislation: Voting on Ballot Propositions in the United States

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Direct Legislation: Voting on Ballot Propositions in the United States by David Magleby was published by The Johns Hopkins University Press on November 28, 2001.

Contents

Preface

  1. The Initiative and Direct Democracy
  2. The Idea of Direct Participation in Government
  3. Legal Provisions for Direct Legislation and Judicial Review of the Initiative Process
  4. The Initiative Industry, the Petition Process, and the Increased Usage of Direct Legislation
  5. Who Votes on Ballot Propositions?
  6. The Representativeness of Voters Who Decide Statewide Propositions
  7. Direct Legislation and Voter Rationality
  8. The Role of Campaign Spending, Elite Endorsements, and Alienation in Ballot Proposition Voting
  9. Voting Behavior on Ballot Proposition
  10. The People Rule?

Appendixes
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Chapter 1

summary pending

See also

External links