June 07, 2020
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Comments for: Direct democracy under scrutiny

Sean Faircloth’s treatise on “referenda” (BDN, Dec. 24) which suggests we “ash can” referendums does not distinguish referendum from direct initiative. There are three types of referendums: compulsory, optional and direct initiative. The compulsory referendum is statutory. It requires the legislature to submit certain measures… Read More

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