Citizen-Initiated Referendums

It is astounding that here, in the very cradle of Liberty, the members of the Virginia Legislature prevent citizens from initiating citizen proposed statues, and amendments to the state Constitution.  They reserve that function to themselves – despite the Virginia Constitution, which in Article I, guarantees that right to the citizens.  What would Jefferson, or Washington, or Madison, or Mason think?  The enabling legislation for Citizen-Initiated Referendums should require the signatures of 5,000 valid registered voters – the same number needed to place a Presidential candidate on the ballot.


Ask yourself:  Why does your incumbent Delegate not trust you?

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