Board of State Canvassers approve ballot proposals

Aug 17, 2017


A state board approved several ballot proposals today.

All the proposals were approved as to form. That doesn’t mean the board guarantees the content of the ballots will hold up against lawsuits. But it makes sure the campaign won’t succumb to a challenge in front of the board on technical issues after they gather signatures.

Katie Fahey  is with Voters Not Politicians. The group’s proposal would overhaul how the state draws its district lines.

“I think we’re in an unprecedented time of political activism. People are ready to go and solve things themselves.”

One of several marijuana legalization proposals passed. And a campaign to require employers to offer earned sick time to all part-time and full-time employees can begin to gather signatures.