Ballot Initiatives

Guests: Bill Sizemore President of "I & R Petition Services" Head of Oregon Taxpayers United Peter Schrag Columnist, The Sacramento Bee Author, Paradise Lost: California's Experience, America's Future (UCPress l999) Dane Waters President and Founder of the Initiative & Referendum Institute On Election Day this year, Americans around the nation will cast their vote on more than two-hundred statewide ballot measures. The top three issues involve education reform, taxes and U.S. policies toward illegal drugs. Join Juan Williams and guests for a look at how do ballot initiatives work. Are they direct democracy in action or a tool for special interest groups?

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