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|
|2009||1033||Limiting certain revenue||315,444|
|Total Signatures Released||1,949,676|