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Tennessee was the 16th State in the Union on June 1st 1796
Tennessee Offers: Local Initiative and Referenda in select cities, local Recalls and Nominations.
- Local I&R 10% – 33% of the voters who voted in local elections that vary from city to city.
- Recalls – 15% – 66%
- Nominations: 25 signatures for all offices.
- Deadlines for Local I&R: 60 – 80 days depending on the city.
- Deadlines for Recalls: No limit for School Board, 75 days for other local officials.
Article XI section 9 provides citizens the right to local charter amendment initiatives.
Local Charter Amendment Initiatives are allowed in: Algood, Bristol, Cookeville, Eagleville, Hartsville, Trousdale, Lynchburg, Moore, Gatlinburg, Nashville, Knoxville, Shelby, Chatanooga, Murfreesboro and Jackson
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