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:*Election contest between [[Greg Albritton]] and [[Marc Keahey]] to fill [[Alabama Senate|Alabama State Senate District 22]]. (''[[Marc Keahey]] won by 58%.'')<ref>[http://www.baldwincountynow.com/articles/2009/06/03/local_news/doc4a26ac16eea7e717740528.txt ''Baldwin County NOW'',"Keahey apparent Dist. 22 winner," June 3,2009]</ref>}}
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:*Election contest between Greg Albritton and [[Marc Keahey]] to fill [[Alabama Senate|Alabama State Senate District 22]]. (''[[Marc Keahey]] won by 58%.'')<ref>[http://www.baldwincountynow.com/articles/2009/06/03/local_news/doc4a26ac16eea7e717740528.txt ''Baldwin County NOW'',"Keahey apparent Dist. 22 winner," June 3,2009]</ref>}}
 
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:*{{Approved}} [[Novato Unified School District parcel tax, Measure A (June 2009)|Novato Unified School District parcel tax]]
 
:*{{Approved}} [[Novato Unified School District parcel tax, Measure A (June 2009)|Novato Unified School District parcel tax]]

Revision as of 11:12, 26 December 2013

Ballot Calendar
2009 Ballot Measure Calendar
Lawsuit news
Statute news
Initiative Gazette

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January

Dates.png   7  The Colorado State Senate convened for the 2009 legislative session.
Dates.png   12  The Oregon State Legislature convened for its 2009 legislative session.
Person.png   13  San Fernando City Council recall City Council members Jose Hernandez and Julie Ruelas were both recalled.
Person.png    Kent City Council recall. All members of the city council retained their seats.
Check.png    Colorado:
Check.png   20  Wisconsin:
Check.png    Colorado:
Legal.png   22  Charges against Oklahoma 3 are dropped on grounds that underlying law is unconstitutional and unenforceable.
Check.png    Tennessee:
Legal.png   29  Federal judge denies request of California Prop 8 supporters to keep contributor occupations private.
Legal.png    Two lawsuits filed against Colorado Amendment 54
News.png    Ballot title approved for Missouri No Public Funds for Stem Cell Research Initiative
Dates.png   31  Deadline for filing signatures in the Steve Hunter recall in Louisiana. Effort abandoned.

February

Dates.png   2  Filing deadline for donors to 2008 California Proposition 8
Legal.png    Hearing on signature sufficiency for the Dekalb Home Rule Repeal Referendum City Electoral Board threw measure out due to lack of signatures
News.png    Mail-in voting began on the March 3, 2009 ballot measures in California
Check.png   3  Indiana:
Check.png    Iowa:
Check.png    Missouri:
Check.png    Ohio:
Check.png    Pennsylvania:
Check.png    Washington:
News.png   4  HB 47, to authorize use of ballot initiatives in North Carolina, is introduced in the North Carolina House of Representatives by Blust, Blackwood, Current, Moore and Starnes.
Dates.png    The Minnesota State Senate convened for the 2010 legislative session.
Dates.png   5  Citizens in Charge Foundation hosts event: Government Reform at the Hands of the People[1]
Legal.png    Ralph Nader files brief in Nader v. Brewer with SCOTUS
Legal.png    Lawsuit filed to keep Turf Valley Grocery Store Veto Referendum off the ballot.
Dates.png    Deadline to put local school tax measures on the ballot in Illinois for April elections.
Legal.png   6  Hearing on Martha Andrus recall in Louisiana.
Dates.png   9  Review and comment session for Colorado Gay Marriage Amendment
Legal.png   10  California judge rules that the City of Oakland violated the terms of Measure Y from 2004 when it spent $7.7 million on police staffing levels in 2008.
Submissions.gif   12  Maine LD 28, a bill to require petition circulators to be registered voters, was killed in a senate committee.
Check.png   15  ApprovedaVenezuala Presidential Term Limits referendum
Submissions.gif   17  Oklahoma Senate Joint Resolution 13 and Oklahoma Senate Bill 852 pass the Senate Rules Committee in Oklahoma.
Check.png   17  Wisconsin:
News.png   18  March in St. Helens, Oregon to protest Columbia County Measure 5-190.
News.png   18  Deadline for filing signatures for the Eddie Price recall in Louisiana. Recall effort abandoned
Person.png    David Cogdill removed by California Republican Senators from his position as Senate Minority leader for his vote on the California budget compromise.
Dates.png   20  Deadline for filing signatures for the Golden City Council recalls in Colorado
Legal.png   21  SCOTUS is expected to say whether it will take Nader v. Brewer.
Dates.png   23  Signature verification process should be complete for the Maine Excise Tax Repeal
Dates.png    Deadline for submitting ballot arguments for the May 19 statewide ballot in California.
News.png   24  Group gathers in Sacramento to consider a California constitutional convention.
Person.png    ApprovedaLyle Turner recall election
Person.png    DefeateddDon Williamson recall
Person.png    Bernard Russell recall (Ongoing)
Check.png   24  Michigan:
Check.png    New York:
Submissions.gif   26  Hearing date set for Maryland Senate Bill 445

March

Check.png   3  California:
Check.png    Iowa:
News.png   4  Ballot title lawsuit filed against California Proposition 1E.
Dates.png    Las Vegas City Council decides on ballot placement for the Las Vegas City Hall Referendum Measure will not appear on ballot
Legal.png   5  Oral arguments heard by the California Supreme Court regarding the 2008 Proposition 8
Legal.png    Judge agrees with plaintiffs, re-writes ballot title for California Proposition 1A
Dates.png   6  SCOTUS conferences about Nader v. Brewer.
Legal.png   9  SCOTUS announced that it is declining to take the Nader v. Brewer case.
Check.png   10  Arizona:
Check.png    California:
Check.png    Florida:
Check.png    Massachusetts:
Check.png    Oregon:
Submissions.gif   11  A committee of the Florida House of Representatives moves the Florida Secret Ballot Amendment closer to the 2010 ballot.
News.png   12  Maine State Legislature unlikely to put a counter to Maine Repeal the School District Consolidation Laws on the November ballot in Maine.
Check.png   16  Maine:
Check.png   17  Georgia:
Dates.png    Oakland City Council in Alameda County decides what to do about 2008 Oakland Kids First!, Measure OO Voters will decide whether or not to reduce youth program funding on July 21
News.png   20  Deadline to enter the 2nd Annual Sammies Contest.
Check.png   24  Florida:
News.png    Legislation introduced in Colorado House of Representatives to add new regulations to laws governing the initiative process in Colorado.
Legal.png   26   Arizona Court of Appeals rules in favor of Randy Jones in Randy Jones v. Paniagua
Dates.png   27   The influential 1892 book, Direct Legislation by the Citizenship Through the Initiative and Referendum by James W. Sullivan is reprinted in a 92-page paperback by Dodo Press.

April

Dates.png   1  The sales tax in California will increase statewide by 1%
Dates.png   6  Signature filing deadline in the Gladstone, Michigan School Board recall Recall effort was abandoned by sponsors
Dates.png     Arkansas State Legislature votes Arkansas Hunting Rights Constitutional Amendment (2010) onto the November 2010 ballot.
Check.png    Massachusetts:
Check.png   7  Colorado:
Check.png    Illinois:
Check.png    Wisconsin:
Person.png   8   Official notice of recall served on Anthony Adams
Dates.png   10  Deadline for filing signatures in Don Plusquellic recall, Akron, Ohio, 2009
Dates.png   18  Deadline for filing signatures in Carty Finkbeiner recall Board of Elections verifies signature requirement has been met, Finkbeiner's legal team challenging the number of valid signatures
Check.png   21  New Jersey:
Check.png    Wisconsin:
Dates.png   24  Ballotpedia: The Wikiteer Award and other Sammy winners recognized at 2nd Annual Sammies Award Show
Check.png   28  Wisconsin:
Dates.png   29  Steve Moss elected to South Carolina House of Representatives
Check.png   TBA  Colorado:
Check.png   TBA  Missouri:

May

Dates.png   1   Signature deadline for Kenai Spur Highway Rezoning Referendum (2009)
Check.png   5  California:
Check.png    Colorado:
Check.png    North Carolina:
Person.png    Oregon:
Check.png    Ohio:
Check.png   9  Texas
Check.png   19  Arizona:
Check.png    California:
Check.png    Connecticut:
Check.png    Indiana:
Check.png    Oregon:
Check.png    Pennsylvania:
Check.png    Washington:
Check.png    Wisconsin:
Dates.png   19  Deadline for filing recall signatures in the Ernie Troiano and Bill Davenport recall in Wildwood, New Jersey.
Submissions.gif   20  Oklahoma House Bill 2246 passes both houses of the Oklahoma Legislature.
Dates.png   22   Federal lawsuit filed against Prop 8
Dates.png   26   California Supreme Court announced its decision upholding Prop 8.
Dates.png   26   Washington Values Alliance files ballot title lawsuit regarding Washington Referendum 71 (2009)
Submissions.gif   26   Governor signed Oklahoma Senate Bill 800 into law.
Submissions.gif   29   Gov. Bill Ritter signed Colorado House Bill 1326 into law.
Dates.png   31   First signature deadline for the Maryland Speed Camera Referendum (2010)

June

Dates.png   2   Alabama:
Check.png     California:
Check.png     South Dakota:
Check.png     Mississippi:
Check.png   3  New York:
Check.png   4   North Carolina:
Check.png   5   California:
Check.png   6  Massachusetts:
Submissions.gif   8   Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry vetoes Oklahoma House Bill 2246, 2009
Dates.png   9   Alabama:
Check.png    Rhode Island:
Check.png     Wisconsin:
Check.png   16   California:
Legal.png   17   The Florida Supreme Court rules that a state law allowing signatures on petitions to be revoked is unconstitutional.
Dates.png   18   Earliest date to start circulating petitions for November 2010 Montana ballot.
Check.png   23   California:

Ohio:

Wisconsin:

Dates.png   29  Vote Recount Walpole Proposition 2 1/2, measure approved Approveda
Check.png   30   California:

North Dakota:

Dates.png    Special election to fill the vacancy of Alabama State Senate District 19. (Priscilla Dunn defeated Merika Coleman with 56% of the votes.)[4]
Dates.png    Possible special ballot election in San Francisco.

July

Dates.png   2  Deadline for filing signatures in the Deborah Trout recall (petitioners ended recall effort)
Dates.png   3  Deadline for filing signatures to qualify for the State of Washington statewide ballot
Dates.png   7   Inaugural Edition of The BP Review. BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Submissions.gif   10   Governor signs New York Consolidation Bill into law.
Dates.png   15   Hearing in California to determine if Bisphenol A should go on the Proposition 65 list
Dates.png    Deadline for filing signatures for the Cave Creek Walmart referendum in Arizona.
Check.png    Connecticut:
Check.png   21   California:
Check.png    BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/July 21, 2009
Dates.png   25  Deadline for filing signatures for the Washington Senate Bill 5808 veto referendum.(Effort abandoned by sponsors and failed signature requirements.)
Dates.png   27   Signature deadline for California Statewide Sales Tax Increase (2010)
Legal.png   27   Ohio Supreme Court rules that the Carty Finkbeiner recall petition is invalid, removing it from the November 3 ballot.
Legal.png   28   Hearing on legality of Carpinteria Oil Drilling Initiative

August

Person.png   4  Michigan:
Check.png    BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/August 4, 2009
Dates.png   5   Filing deadline in Massachusetts for text of ballot initiatives intended for the November 2010 ballot.
Dates.png   7   Deadline in California for local ballot measures to be qualified for the November 3, 2009 ballot.
Check.png   11  South Dakota:
Legal.png   12   Court hearing on City of Vallejo Repeal of Binding Arbitration, 2009
Dates.png   17   Deadline in California for local ballot measure arguments to be submitted to election officials.
Check.png   18  Colorado:

North Carolina:

Check.png    Washington:
Check.png    BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/August 18, 2009
Check.png   25  California:
Dates.png   27   Deadline in California for local ballot measure rebuttals and analyses to be submitted to election officials.

September

Check.png   1  Arizona:
Dates.png   1   Signature deadline for Senoia Package Liquor Referendum (2009)
Dates.png    BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/September 1, 2009
Legal.png   3   Hearing on whether signatures on the Washington Referendum 71 (2009) shall or shall not be made public.
Dates.png   4   Deadline to collect signatures for the Cincinnati Streetcar Referendum (2009)
Dates.png   9   Signature verification deadline for Kathy Salazar and Robert Urteaga recall, Montebello, California (2009)
Legal.png   10   Judge to announce decision on whether Washington Ref. 71 signatures should be made public.
Dates.png   12   California State Legislature adjourns.
Check.png   15  Ohio:
Check.png    Oregon:
Person.png    Oregon:
Dates.png    BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/September 15, 2009
Person.png   22  Wisconsin:
Check.png   29  Kentucky:
Dates.png    BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/September 29, 2009
Person.png    Wisconsin:

October

Dates.png   5   DefeateddSignature deadline for Sam Adams recall, Portland, Oregon, 2009
Check.png   6  Alaska:

New Mexico:

Person.png   9  Nevada:
Dates.png   13   ApprovedaSignature deadline for the Anthony Adams recall
Dates.png    BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/October 13, 2009
Dates.png   16   Earliest date to submit signed petitions in Montana for the November 2010 ballot.
Check.png   17  Louisiana:
Dates.png   22   Deadline for collecting signatures to recall Robin Hastings
Person.png     Oregon:

November

Dates.png   2  Deadline for filing 2010 signatures in South Dakota for initiated constitutional amendments
Check.png   3  Alabama:
Check.png    Arizona:
Check.png    California:
Check.png    Colorado:
Check.png    Florida:
Check.png    Georgia:
Check.png    Idaho:
Check.png    Indiana:
Check.png    Iowa:
Check.png    Kansas:
Check.png    Maine:
Check.png    Massachusetts:
Check.png    Michigan:
Person.png    Michigan:
Check.png    Minnesota:
Check.png    Missouri:
Check.png    New Hampshire:
Check.png    New Jersey:
Check.png    New York:
Check.png    North Carolina:
Check.png    Ohio:
Check.png    Oregon:
Check.png    Pennsylvania:
Check.png    Tennessee:
Check.png    Texas Statewide:

Local:

November 3, 2009 ballot measures in Texas (50 of 71 approved)

Check.png    Utah:
Check.png    Virginia:
Check.png    Washington:
Check.png    Wisconsin:
Person.png   6  Nevada:
Dates.png   11  BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/November 11, 2009
Person.png   12  Tennessee:
Person.png   17  Oregon:
Dates.png   24  BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/November 24, 2009

December

Dates.png   2   Signature filing deadline in Massachusetts for ballot initiatives intended for the November 2010 ballot.
Dates.png   8  BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/December 8, 2009
Person.png     California:
Person.png    New Jersey:
Person.png    Oregon:
Person.png   15  Colorado:
Dates.png   22  BP Review:
BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png Ballotpedia:The BP Review/December 22, 2009
Person.png    Ohio:
Person.png    Wisconsin:
Dates.png   22   Signature filing deadline in Ohio for any indirect initiated state statutes intended for the November 2010 ballot.
Dates.png   31   Signature filing deadline in Washington for any Initiative to the Legislature intended for the November 2010 ballot.

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