And in Maryland and Washington, where legislatures recently legalized same-sex marriage, popular referendums
are on the ballot to overturn those laws.
France's modern political structure was established in 1958 by popular referendum
South Dakota has the popular referendum
, which is a petition based referendum that allowed them to stop the abortion ban until voters make the final decision in the next election.
It also anticipated and regulated the drafting of a new Constitution by the National Assembly to be ratified by a popular referendum
We're told it would take a supermajority of the board of directors (eight votes) to overturn the current prohibition against the project or a general election initiated by six yea votes by the city board or a popular referendum
There are two basic processes in the United States that organizers can use to put a public-policy question directly before the voters--either the initiative or the popular referendum
Further trouble lay ahead, for it had been decided that a premio popolare of 1,000 lire, about 40 [pounds sterling] at the rate of exchange at that time, was to go to the artist whose work was judged best by popular referendum
The state of Oregon has changed from being one of the easier initiative and popular referendum
states to one of the more difficult states," said Waters, director of the Virginia-based Initiative & Referendum Institute.
The Zurich registrations are the first in the world to be hacked by a popular referendum
India refuses to consider Kashmir disputed territory, while Pakistan insists that the sovereignty of the entire Kashmir region is in dispute and should be subjected to a popular referendum
on its future.
Then, in the wake of Japan's Fukushima accident, former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was forced by a popular referendum
to accept the rejection of his nuclear power plans.
The second would see a popular referendum
being held to know who among the presidential candidates enjoys the most support.