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Difference between revisions of "Forms of direct democracy in the American states"

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* The [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]].
 
* The [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]].
 
* The [[legislatively-referred state statute]]
 
* The [[legislatively-referred state statute]]
* The [[initiated state statute]]
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* The [[initiated state statute]].  This can be either direct or [[indirect initiated state statute|indirect]].
* The [[initiated constitutional amendment]]
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* The [[initiated constitutional amendment]].
 
* The [[veto referendum]], sometimes called the [[citizen referendum]] or the [[statute referendum]].
 
* The [[veto referendum]], sometimes called the [[citizen referendum]] or the [[statute referendum]].
 
* The [[statute affirmation]] (available only in Nevada)
 
* The [[statute affirmation]] (available only in Nevada)
 
* The [[recall]].
 
* The [[recall]].
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The chart below doesn't include the [[statute affirmation]] as a category since it is only available in one state.
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|-valign="top"
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! style="background-color:#CCCCFF" | State
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! style="background-color:#CCCCFF" | Legislatively-referred<br> state statute
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! style="background-color:#CCCCFF" | Legislatively-referred<br> constitutional amendment
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! style="background-color:#CCCCFF" | Direct initiated statute
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! style="background-color:#CCCCFF" | Initiated constitutional amendment
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! style="background-color:#CCCCFF" | Veto referendum
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! style="background-color:#CCCCFF" | Recall
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| [[Alabama]] || <center>No</center> || <center>Yes</center> || <center>No</center> || <center>No</center> || <center>No</center> || <center>No</center>
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==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 19:03, 27 January 2008

The seven generally acknowledged forms of direct democracy are:

The chart below doesn't include the statute affirmation as a category since it is only available in one state.

State Legislatively-referred
state statute
Legislatively-referred
constitutional amendment
Direct initiated statute Initiated constitutional amendment Veto referendum Recall
Alabama
No
Yes
No
No
No
No

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