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Are there enough signatures on Referendum 71? Too close to call

Post by News Tribune Staff on July 30, 2009 at 1:24 pm with No Comments »
July 30, 2009 1:24 pm

State elections officials will start counting and verifying the 138,000 signatures on Friday. Whether the measure gets onto the November ballot will be determined by the error rate: How many bad signatures are there?


The historic average is 18 percent invalid signatures. Referendum 71 petitioners turned in only 14 percent extras, so they might just miss the cutoff. Stay tuned.


Here’s a link to Dave Ammons blog over at the Secretary of State’s office.

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