Claiming out-of-state influences, Oklahoma looks to clamp down on state question law
March 4, 2022
Several Oklahoma lawmakers are looking to add hurdles for citizen-led groups to pass the type of state questions that legalized medical marijuana, expanded Medicaid and won voter support despite Republican leaders opposition in recent years.
More than a dozen bills up for consideration, all authored by GOP legislators, seek to either tighten requirements for citizen-led voter initiatives to get on the ballot or increase the threshold for some of the proposals to pass on election day.
These include proposals to:
ׇ• Require a majority of voters in two-thirds of Oklahoma counties to vote fo...