referendum [(ref-uh-ren-duhm)] A direct popular vote on an issue of public policy, such as a proposed amendment to a state constitution or a proposed law.
1 a: the principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed on or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative b: a vote on a measure so ...
A referendum (in some countries synonymous with plebiscite — or a vote on a ballot question) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to vote on a ...
All this was in June; and before long the question was submitted to a referendum in the unions, and the decision was for a strike.
Referendums in Australia are polls held in Australia to approve Parliament-proposed changes to the Australian Constitution or a state or territory.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country will hold a referendum July 5 to decide on whether Greece should accept demands made by international ...
Summary of initiative, referendum and recall processes. Read about differences in types of initiatives and recall efforts.
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Referendum. Article II, Section 9, of the California Constitution provides for the referendum process in California. Electors have the power to approve or reject ...