Nevada Distribution Requirement: Will Three Be A Charm in Carson City, Or Will It Be Back to the Courts?

Mon, Jun 13 2011 by Staff

Janine HansenThe first time I spoke with Janine Hansen was in 2009, while she was making one of her regular trips from her home in Elko to the Nevada State Capitol in Carson City””it’s a 5 hour drive one way if it doesn’t snow. Janine made that drive several times a week throughout the 2009 legislative session in her effort to convince lawmakers not to undermine Nevada’s initiative process by instituting a restrictive geographic distribution requirement for qualifying petitions. Now, two years later, her fight just may result in victory.