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Reforming California’s Initiative Process

By Mark Baldassare

Three steps to improve the process-connecting the legislative and initiative processes, increasing disclosure of initiative funders, and reengaging citizens in ...

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The Initiative Process in California

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, Jui Shrestha

Californians are increasingly turning to the initiative process to make public policy. · How influential are citizens' initiatives? · As the frequency of ...

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California’s Initiative Process: 100 Years Old

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, Jui Shrestha

The citizens' initiative process in California turns 100 this year. · Californians think voters make better public policy decisions than elected officials … ·…

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Reengaging Citizens in the Initiative Process

By Mark Baldassare

May 11, 2022 ... California's initiative process generally receives favorable reviews from voters, but overwhelming majorities across partisan groups say ...

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Most California Voters Say “We Know Best”

By Mark Baldassare

May 25, 2022 ... A majority of likely voters believe that policy choices made through the citizens' initiative process are probably better than those made by ...