TITLE

Million-Dollar Ballot

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Jim
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/11/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 34220, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Arizona Secretary of State Jan Brewer has certified the first citizen's initiative for the November 2006 ballot, which is an unusual proposal to encourage voting by randomly awarding $1 million to a voter. Mark Osterloh, who launched the initiative, had 149,448 signatures certified which is above the 122,612 requirement. The prize would be coming from unclaimed lottery money, and voters would get two chances to win if they vote in the primary and general elections.
ACCESSION #
21580323

 

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