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Two Petition Initiatives on 2022 Ballot

By Gordon HopkinsElection Day is less than a month away. In addition to the slate of candidates, two initiatives will be on the ballot in the 2022 midterm election on Tuesday, November 8.

Nebraska is one of 24 states that allow citizens to initiate legislation through the petition process.Two petitions that gathered enough signatures to qualify are the Voter ID Constitutional Amendment and the Nebraska Minimum Wage Initiative.

Voter IDThe Voter Identification Initiative would amend the Nebraska Constitution to require a valid photographic identification (ID) in order to vote. The initiative states, “Before casting a ballot in any elect...


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