Arizona: Effort to put new immigration law on ballot

Tue, Apr 27 2010 — Source: East Valley Tribune

A former Phoenix City Council candidate took the first steps Monday to have the fate of the new law aimed at illegal immigrants decided by Arizona voters. Jon Garrido picked up the necessary paperwork at the Secretary of State’s office to refer the measure, just signed by Gov. Jan Brewer, to the ballot. Garrido needs just 76,684 valid signatures by late July — the exact date is currently in flux — to put the question to voters.

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