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House seeks vote making it harder to get questions on ballot


March 11, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House approved a measure on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for citizens to get state questions on the ballot.

The House voted 66-30, mostly along party lines with Democrats opposed, for House Joint Resolution 1027 to require signatures from a certain percentage of registered voters in each congressional district.

Under current law, initiative or referendum petitions only require signatures from a percentage of registered voters statewide.

Republican Rep. John Pfeiffer of Orlando says the intent of his bill is to give more influence to voters in...

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