MD High Court Makes Exercising Referendum Rights Easier


Maryland is known for the difficulty of exercising the people's right to veto laws via the referendum process. In most states "voter intent" rules whether the signature is valid, but Maryland has often invalidated signatures for a variety of technical reasons.

The new ruling is good news if the Maryland legislature tries to ram through a gay marriage bill next year: "State high court rules on petition signatures"

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