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Case for the National Referendum and Initiative

by Erik Long

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Published by McGraw-Hill Primis Custom Publishing .
Written in English


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Number of Pages106
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Open LibraryOL7304227M
ISBN 100072507969
ISBN 109780072507966
OCLC/WorldCa49323616

THE SWISS SOVEREIGN MONEY INITIATIVE IN ONE dIAGRAM AIM OF THE SWISS SOVEREIGN MONEY INITIATIVE: The Swiss National Bank should also create the electronic money. Once more money will be created in the interest of Switzerland as a whole. YEARS AGO: The Swiss National Bank created bank-notes and the Swiss Federal Council minted coins. This Primer includes a look at this history of the initiative and referendum process, a comparison of the process as it exists in different states, a state-by-state account of the indirect initiative process, major legal cases regarding the funding of ballot measure campaigns, important court cases relating to the initiative and referendum.

voted unanimously to introduce citizens' initiative and referendum. Poland because, even under the rapidly changing social and political conditions of the last decade, significant components of direct democracy have been available to citizens, and are being used, from the country level to the Size: KB. Despite the record-breaking expenditure by the National Rifle Association of more than $4 million for a "Vote No" campaign, voters approved the law by a percent margin. In , three veto referendums appeared on the ballot, all of which were approved. This means that in all three cases the legislation in question was upheld. See also.

Agrarian discontent in the post–civil war period gave birth to the National People’s Party (Populist), which at its first convention in adopted a platform calling for adoption of the initiative and protest (petition) referendum on recently enacted laws. In political science, an initiative (also known as a popular or citizens' initiative) is a means by which a petition signed by a certain minimum number of registered voters can force a government to choose to either enact a law or hold a public vote in parliament in what is called indirect initiative, or under direct initiative, the proposition is immediately put to a plebiscite or referendum.


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Case for the National Referendum and Initiative [Long, Erik] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Case for the National Referendum and Initiative5/5(1). national referendum volume etc. presented by Hamon (a), to make a classification and comparison for 19 countries in Europe. Analysis on the initiative and referendum: The tendency of the global practice on the initiative and referendum is becoming increasing.

According to the indication of “Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe. Canadians, in contrast, have some limited experience with national referendums.

Non-binding national referendums have been conducted on rare occasions, most recently inwhen voters rejected a complex constitutional accord that would have granted Quebec the status of a distinct by: 2. The book of Case for the National Referendum and Initiative book Realizing constitution and democracy especially in the case of initiative and referendum cannot imply the complete adoption of the methods of another country.

The general initiative facilitates for the citizens the exercize of the right of initiative. The national assembly as the constituent authority decides wether. Initiative and Referendum in the United States A presentation by M.

Dane Waters Initiative and referendum (I&R) has existed in some form in this country since the s. Citizens of New England placed ordinances and other issues on the A report from the National Taxpayers Union makes the case that the tax revoltFile Size: 90KB. National Initiative and Referendum Procedures.

The People shall have the power to approve or disapprove any law or policy through the means of the Initiative and the Referendum. Any US citizen of voting age may submit a petition for national consideration on the election ballot. Section 2. Establishment of the American Council.

(c) A national or local initiative proposition approved by majority of the votes cast in an election called for the purpose shall become effective fifteen (15) days after certification and proclamation by the Commission.

Sec. Prohibited Measures. — The following cannot be the subject of an initiative or referendum petition. In the U.S., 68% favor national referenda on key issues if enough voters sign a petition to hold one.

A majority also favors other political reforms including shorter presidential campaigns and a one-day national presidential : Jeffrey M.

Jones. INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM Initiative – the power of the people to propose amendment to the constitution or to propose and enact legislations (national or local legislations) through an election called for that purpose Referendum – the power of the electorate to approve or reject legislation through an election called for that purpose.

An informal, non-binding referendum could be held, and members of Congress could voluntarily vote based on the outcome of the referendum.

As with anything else, a Constitutional amendment could be passed to permit it. The Philippines adopted local initiatives and referendums on the basis of the Constitution of (during Cory Aquino’s presidency) and the ensuing Initiative and Referendum Act of which regulated the form of local initiative and local referendum to be initiated by the local legislative body (Sec.

13 and 17). In his "Democracy Derailed: Initiative Campaigns and the Power of Money," Broder makes his convictions known. Although he provides little balance on the issue, he writes a strong, solid message from the anti-initiative camp.

Broder has the skills, experience, and information to make a potent argument against initiative and referendum campaigns.4/5. Betts-Roosevelt Letters: A Spirited and Illuminating Discussion on a Pure Democracy, Direct Nominations, the Initiative, the Referendum and the Recall and the New York State Court of Appeals' Decision in the Workmen's Compensation Case (Lyons, NY: Lyons Republican Co., ), by Charles H.

Betts, contrib. by Theodore Roosevelt. Initiative, Recall, and Referendum. and thoroughly-researched book about how direct democracy teaches citizens about politics, voting, civic engagement and the influence of special interests. The referendum and initiative are elections in which the preferences of the community are assessed on a particular issue; whereas the former The referendum may be obligatory or optional.

Under the obligatory type, a statute or constitution requires that certain classes of legislative action be referred to a popular vote for approval or rejection. difference between initiative petition and referendum In an initiative petition, people actively take charge of political agenda (a.k.a.

ground up lawmaking). In a referendum, they react to legislation. Betts-Roosevelt letters: a spirited and illuminating discussion on a pure democracy, direct nominations, the initiative, the referendum, and the recall and the New York State Court of Appeals' decision in the Workmen's compensation case / (Lyons, N.Y.

The Initiative and Referendum Almanac, through a collaboration with Ballotpedia, provides a complete listing of all relevant laws associated with utilizing the initiative and referendum process in each state, as well as a checklist of the steps that must be followed to place an initiative or referendum on the ballot.

The appendix contains a Book Edition: An initiative statute, or a legislative statute appearing on the ballot as a referendum, should be approved by a simple majority of those voting on the measure to take effect.

The standard to pass an initiative constitutional amendment should be higher than a simple majority vote. States that allow legislatively-referred and indirect initiative statutes, or legislatively-referred and direct initiated constitutional amendments or referendums. Illinois allows legislatively-referred initiative statutes, or legislatively-referred and direct initiated constitutional amendments or referendums.

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contribution by Paul Evans. In the not too-distant, we are going to be offered a referendum to decide which voting system we prefer in the UK and Northern Ireland.Constitutional Referendum in the United States of America I.

INTRODUCTION The United States of America, as a federation of now 50 states each with its own constitution and legal system still enjoying a large degree of governmental autonomy within the national legal frame-Cited by: 5.