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==Prete v. Bradbury==
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==Relevant lawsuits==
==Relevant lawsuits==

Revision as of 13:22, 23 January 2009

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Pay-per-signature is one way of compensating signature-gatherers who collect signatures to qualify candidates or ballot initiatives or recall elections for the ballot.

Several states have made it illegal to compensate petition circulators based on how many signatures they are able to collect on petitions. It is an active area of litigation.

Alaska Republicans move to ban

Alaska State Representatives Kyle Johansen (R-Ketchikan) and Charisse Millett (R-Anchorage) have introduced HB 36 in 2009 to make it illegal for initiative circulators to be paid on a per-signature basis. It would alos make it illegal for initiative circulators to circulate more than one initiative at once.[1]

Prete v. Bradbury

Main article Prete v. Bradbury

Relevant lawsuits


  1. Alaska anti-initiative bill, January 19, 2009