FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Contact: Kevin Flannery, (573) 526-0949
Two Initiative Petitions Open for Public Comment
Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced that his office has approved the form of two initiative petitions, and the petitions are now open for public comment.
The two initiative petitions are:
- 2014-47: A petition amending Article V of the Missouri Constitution, submitted by John Elliott
- 2014-48: A petition amending Article V of the Missouri Constitution, submitted by John Elliott
Missourians can provide public comment for each of the initiative petitions at www.sos.mo.gov/comment.
The five-day public comment period allows Missourians to offer their observations on the submitted proposals online or by mail or phone. The office has 10 days after the form of each petition is approved to draft each petition’s ballot summary language, during which time the office will review all comments.
In his first month in office, Kander instituted the public comment process, which includes posting the proposed initiative petition online as soon as its form is approved, to make the process more accessible and transparent for Missourians.
Visit www.sos.mo.gov to learn more about the Office of the Missouri Secretary of State.
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