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Constitutional Amendment B - Initiative/Referendum Signature Requirement

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

1/1/2008 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/4/2008 8:00 am

Polls Close

11/4/2008 8:00 pm

Term Starts

11/5/2008 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/9999 11:55 pm

Database Record

Posted 3/29/2013, Updated 3/29/2013

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The passage of this amendment would change the requirement for petition signatures for an initiative or referendum. Currently a petition must be signed by at least fifteen percent (15%) of the qualified voters in at least two-thirds (2/3) of the counties, as determined by those who voted in the last general election. This amendment would change the requirement to at least fifteen percent (15%) of the qualified voters in at least two-thirds (2/3) of the senate districts, as determined by those who voted in the last general election. Amendment failed per Wyoming law: "In order to pass, a constitutional amendment must receive a majority of the total ballots cast in the election. The total ballots cast was 256,035. Therefore, based on the number of total ballots cast, the majority needed is 128,019."


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)
Announced 11/30/2007

120,333
54.21%

 

 

No
(NO)
Announced 11/30/2007

101,655
45.79%

Source for election returns: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2008/08Results/General/SW-ConstitutionalAmendments.pdf


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