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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 want to ban pay-per-signature
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.
- Citizens for Tax Reform v. Deters
- On Our Terms '97 PAC v. Secretary of State of Maine
- Initiative & Referendum Institute v. Jaeger
- LIMIT v. Maleng
- Meyer v. Grant
- Term Limits Leadership Council v. Clark