State Balloting Process

As soon as proponents file their application with the full
text of the initiative attached and file their Statement of Organization (to
adhere to the state’s campaign finance regulations), they can begin
circulating. Petitions must contain the full text of the initiative, along with a
displayed serial number (given to them when they file their initiative). The
Secretary of State (SOS) does not review or approve the language; nor
does the SOS set a ballot title or summary at this time – they only need the