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R-71 case: Nearly 2m signatures released w/o incident

by David Ammons | August 12th, 2010

The state Elections Division, preparing for another court challenge of the Secretary of State’s policy of releasing initiative petitions under terms of the voter-approved Public Records Act, notes that nearly 2 million signatures have been released in recent years, without apparent incident.

By the numbers:

Year Released Initiative Initiative Subject Number of Signatures Submitted
2006 & 2007 917 Motor Vehicle Charges 265,809
2006 & 2007 920 Estate Tax 395,219
2009 933 Regulation of Private Property 317,353
2007 937 Energy Resources 337,804
2008 1029 Long-Term Care 318,047
2009 1033 Limiting certain  revenue 315,444
Total Signatures Released 1,949,676

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