Liberty and Prosperity
New Jersey became the 3rd State in the Union on December 18th 1787.
New Jersey Offers: Recalls, Nominations, Local Initiatives, Local Referenda and Legislative Referrals.
- Recalls: 25% of the voters who voted in the district in the last Gubernatorial election.
- Nominations: U.S. Senate and Governor: Partisan Candidates – 1000 signatures – Independent Candidates – 800 signatures U.S. House – 200 signatures, State Legislature: Partisan and Independent Party – 100 signatures.
- Local Initiative and Referenda: 10% to 15% of votes cast in the last election for the General Assembly. Only allowed in Atlantic, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Mercer and Union
- Deadlines: Referenda: 20 days after passage of the measure to be referred. Recalls: Governor – 320 days – Other Executive Offices – 160 days
Section 2(b) of Article 1 of the New Jersey Constitution allows for the right of Recall.
Article IV, Sections VII, Paragraph 10 grants Charter governments the right to petition the legislature for Initiative and Referenda rights.
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