Oklahoma Redistricting Initiative (2012)
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The proposed initiative called for changing state laws to prohibit lawmakers from drawing district lines that favor any political party, incumbent or challenger. Additionally, the proposal called for keeping cities and counties intact when drawing district lines, when possible.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Oklahoma signature requirements
Once the ballot text is approved by the Oklahoma Secretary of State's office, supporters have a total of 90 days to gather and submit a minimum of 82,782 valid petition signatures.
Proponent Sen. Jim Wilson said he obtained an estimated 20,000 signatures but fell shy of the 82,782 signatures required as of the official deadline on Monday, December 26, 2011. Although offices were closed due to holidays, supporters had until December 28, 2011 to submit petitions.