Referendum fails for 3rd time EAST WINDSOR - Voters rejected a $34.84 million budget for next year during a referendum today, 311-517. However, under the charter the plan still will become effective July 1. Read more in Wednesday's Journal Inquirer.
June 12, 2013 - Journal Inquirer
Insurance referendum ballot’s title certified Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office on Tuesday certified the popular name and ballot title of a proposed referendum in which Arkansans would vote on whether to include Medicaid recipients in the federally required insurance marketplace — an option established by the Arkansas Legislature earlier this year.
June 12, 2013 - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Roza Otunbayeva in The Associated Press In this referendum, the people of Kyrgyzstan are proving that the country is united, standing on its feet and going forward,Otunbayeva said after casting her ballot. "As a people, we want to heal the wounds we have sustained in recent...
Antonin Scalia in Washington Post I do not look forward to a society which . . . exercises the direct democracy of initiative and referendum hidden from public scrutiny and protected from the accountability of criticism,Justice Scalia wrote. "This does not resemble the...
John Roberts in ABC News Public disclosure of referendum petitions in general is substantially related to the important interest of preserving the integrity of the electoral process,Roberts wrote.