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

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| [[California]] || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>'''
 
| [[California]] || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>'''
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| [[Colorado]] || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>'''
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| [[Connecticut]] || '''<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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| [[Delaware]] || '''<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>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>'''
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| [[Florida]] || '''<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:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>'''
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| [[Georgia]] || '''<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:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>'''
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| [[Hawaii]] || '''<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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| [[Idaho]] || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>'''
 
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| [[Wyoming]] || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>'''
 
| [[Wyoming]] || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:red"><center>No</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>''' || '''<span style="color:blue"><center>Yes</center></span>'''

Revision as of 13:55, 5 April 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
Arizona
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Arkansas
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
California
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Colorado
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Connecticut
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Delaware
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Florida
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Georgia
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Hawaii
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Idaho
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Wyoming
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes

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