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

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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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| [[Alabama]] || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>'''
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| [[Alaska]] || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes (indirect)</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>Yes</center></span>'''
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Revision as of 19:10, 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
Initiated state statute Initiated constitutional amendment Veto referendum Recall
Alabama
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Alaska
No
Yes
Yes (indirect)
No
Yes
Yes

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