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{{Statemap}}<center><big>'''Click your state for more information'''</big>
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<big><b>Choose your state to get started:</b></big><br><br>
  
[[Alabama]] | [[Alaska]] | [[Arizona]] | [[Arkansas]] | [[California]] | [[Colorado]] | [[Connecticut]]<br>[[Delaware]] | [[Washington, D.C.|District of Columbia]] | [[Florida]] | [[Georgia]] | [[Hawaii]] | [[Idaho]] | [[Illinois]] | [[Indiana]] | [[Iowa]] | [[Kansas]] | [[Kentucky]] | [[Louisiana]] | [[Maine]] | [[Maryland]] | [[Massachusetts]] | [[Michigan]] | [[Minnesota]] | [[Mississippi]] | [[Missouri]] | [[Montana]] | [[Nebraska]] | [[Nevada]] | [[New Hampshire]] | [[New Jersey]] | [[New Mexico]] | [[New York]] | [[North Carolina]] | [[North Dakota]] | [[Ohio]] | [[Oklahoma]] | [[Oregon]] | [[Pennsylvania]] | [[Rhode Island]] | [[South Carolina]] | [[South Dakota]] | [[Tennessee]] | [[Texas]] | [[Utah]] | [[Vermont]] | [[Virginia]] | [[Washington]] | [[West Virginia]] | [[Wisconsin]] | [[Wyoming]]
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'''Native American tribes'''
 
'''Native American tribes'''
  
[[Navajo Nation ballot measures|Navajo Nation]] | [[Lumbee Nation]]</center>
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[[Navajo Nation ballot measures|Navajo Nation]] | [[Lumbee Nation]]
  
 
====18 states where citizens can initiate constitutional amendments====
 
====18 states where citizens can initiate constitutional amendments====
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[[Arizona]] | [[Arkansas]] | [[California]] | [[Colorado]] | [[Florida]] | [[Illinois]] | [[Massachusetts]]<br>[[Michigan]] | [[Mississippi]] | [[Missouri]] | [[Montana]] | [[Nebraska]] | [[Nevada]] | [[North Dakota]]<br>[[Ohio]] | [[Oklahoma]] | [[Oregon]] | [[South Dakota]]
 
[[Arizona]] | [[Arkansas]] | [[California]] | [[Colorado]] | [[Florida]] | [[Illinois]] | [[Massachusetts]]<br>[[Michigan]] | [[Mississippi]] | [[Missouri]] | [[Montana]] | [[Nebraska]] | [[Nevada]] | [[North Dakota]]<br>[[Ohio]] | [[Oklahoma]] | [[Oregon]] | [[South Dakota]]
  
====22 states where citizens can initiate new laws/statutes====
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====49 states with legislatively-referred constitutional amendments====
  
[[Alaska]] | [[Arizona]] | [[Arkansas]] | [[California]] | [[Colorado]] | [[Idaho]] | [[Maine]] | [[Massachusetts]] | [[Michigan]] | [[Missouri]] | [[Montana]] | [[Nebraska]]<br>[[Nevada]] | [[North Dakota]] | [[Ohio]] | [[Oklahoma]] | [[Oregon]] | [[South Dakota]] | [[Utah]] | [[Washington]] | [[Washington, D.C.]] | [[Wyoming]]
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Every state except for [[Delaware]]
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====21 states where citizens can initiate laws/statutes====
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[[Alaska]] | [[Arizona]] | [[Arkansas]] | [[California]] | [[Colorado]] | [[Idaho]] | [[Maine]] | [[Massachusetts]] | [[Michigan]] | [[Missouri]] | [[Montana]] | [[Nebraska]]<br>[[Nevada]] | [[North Dakota]] | [[Ohio]] | [[Oklahoma]] | [[Oregon]] | [[South Dakota]] | [[Utah]] | [[Washington]] | [[Wyoming]]
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====24 states and 1 unincorporated organized territory with legislatively-referred law/statutes====
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[[Arizona]] | [[Arkansas]] | [[California]] | [[Colorado]] | [[Delaware]] | [[Idaho]] | [[Illinois]] | [[Kentucky]] | [[Maine]] | [[Maryland]] | [[Massachusetts]] | [[Michigan]] | [[Missouri]]<br>[[Montana]] | [[Nebraska]] | [[Nevada]] | [[New Mexico]] | [[North Dakota]] | [[Ohio]] | [[Oklahoma]] | [[Oregon]] | [[Puerto Rico]] | [[South Dakota]] | [[Utah]] | [[Washington]]
  
 
====25 states where citizens can overturn state statutes through veto referendum====
 
====25 states where citizens can overturn state statutes through veto referendum====
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====18 states with the right of statewide recall====
 
====18 states with the right of statewide recall====
 
(36 states permit the recall of local officials)
 
  
 
[[Arizona]] | [[Alaska]] | [[California]] | [[Colorado]] | [[Georgia]] | [[Idaho]] | [[Kansas]] | [[Louisiana]] | [[Michigan]] | [[Minnesota]]<br> [[Montana]] | [[Nevada]] | [[New Jersey]] | [[North Dakota]] | [[Oregon]] | [[Rhode Island]] | [[Washington]] | [[Wisconsin]]
 
[[Arizona]] | [[Alaska]] | [[California]] | [[Colorado]] | [[Georgia]] | [[Idaho]] | [[Kansas]] | [[Louisiana]] | [[Michigan]] | [[Minnesota]]<br> [[Montana]] | [[Nevada]] | [[New Jersey]] | [[North Dakota]] | [[Oregon]] | [[Rhode Island]] | [[Washington]] | [[Wisconsin]]
  
====State with the right of statute affirmation====
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====1 state with the right of statute affirmation====
  
 
[[Nevada]]
 
[[Nevada]]
  
====6 states with the right of citizen-initiated grand jury empanelment====
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====6 states and 1 unincorporated organized territory with the right of citizen-initiated grand jury empanelment====
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[[Kansas]] | [[Nebraska]] | [[Nevada]] | [[New Mexico]] | [[North Dakota]] | [[Oklahoma]] | [[Puerto Rico]]
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====4 unincorporated organized territories====
  
[[Kansas]] | [[Nebraska]] | [[Nevada]] | [[New Mexico]] | [[North Dakota]] | [[Oklahoma]]
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[[Puerto Rico]] | [[Guam]] | [[Northern Mariana Islands]] | [[Virgin Islands of the United States]] </center>
  
 
==References and additional information==
 
==References and additional information==
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* [[Ballot measure|Understanding different types of ballot measures]]
 
* [[Ballot measure|Understanding different types of ballot measures]]
 
* [[States with initiative or referendum]]
 
* [[States with initiative or referendum]]
* [[States with referendum only|Three states with veto referendum only]]
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* [[States with veto referendum only|Three states with veto referendum only]]
 
* [[Initiative states compared by number of initiatives on their ballot]]
 
* [[Initiative states compared by number of initiatives on their ballot]]
 
* [[Initiative states in order of first appearance of an initiative on the ballot]]  
 
* [[Initiative states in order of first appearance of an initiative on the ballot]]  
 
* [[Initiative frequency as a factor of time allowed to collect signatures]]
 
* [[Initiative frequency as a factor of time allowed to collect signatures]]
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* [[Initiative frequency and success throughout the decades]]
  
 
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[[Category:Ballotpedia basic information]]
 
[[Category:Ballotpedia basic information]]
 
[[Category:Lists on Ballotpedia]]
 
[[Category:Lists on Ballotpedia]]
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[[Category:State portals]]
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Revision as of 10:59, 22 January 2013

Choose your state to get started:

NevadaAlaskaHawaiiArizonaUtahNew MexicoColoradoWyomingCaliforniaOregonWashingtonIdahoMontanaNorth DakotaSouth DakotaNebraskaKansasOklahomaTexasMinnesotaIowaMissouriArkansasLouisianaMississippiAlabamaWisconsinIllinoisTennesseeKentuckyIndianaMichiganOhioGeorgiaFloridaSouth CarolinaNorth CarolinaVirginiaWest VirginiaPennsylvaniaNew YorkVermontNew HampshireMassachusettsRhode IslandConnecticutNew JerseyDelawareMarylandPortal:Washington, D.C.MaineUS map.png

Native American tribes

Navajo Nation | Lumbee Nation

18 states where citizens can initiate constitutional amendments

Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Florida | Illinois | Massachusetts
Michigan | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | North Dakota
Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | South Dakota

49 states with legislatively-referred constitutional amendments

Every state except for Delaware

21 states where citizens can initiate laws/statutes

Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Idaho | Maine | Massachusetts | Michigan | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska
Nevada | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | South Dakota | Utah | Washington | Wyoming

24 states and 1 unincorporated organized territory with legislatively-referred law/statutes

Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Delaware | Idaho | Illinois | Kentucky | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Missouri
Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Mexico | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Puerto Rico | South Dakota | Utah | Washington

25 states where citizens can overturn state statutes through veto referendum

Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Idaho | Kentucky | Maine | Maryland
Massachusetts | Michigan | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Mexico | North Dakota | Ohio
Oklahoma | Oregon | South Dakota | Utah | Washington | Washington, D.C. | Wyoming

18 states with the right of statewide recall

Arizona | Alaska | California | Colorado | Georgia | Idaho | Kansas | Louisiana | Michigan | Minnesota
Montana | Nevada | New Jersey | North Dakota | Oregon | Rhode Island | Washington | Wisconsin

1 state with the right of statute affirmation

Nevada

6 states and 1 unincorporated organized territory with the right of citizen-initiated grand jury empanelment

Kansas | Nebraska | Nevada | New Mexico | North Dakota | Oklahoma | Puerto Rico

4 unincorporated organized territories

Puerto Rico | Guam | Northern Mariana Islands | Virgin Islands of the United States

References and additional information