Texas Signature Requirements

Signature Requirements:

  • Initiatives: Signature requirements are varying from city to city
  • Recalls: 3% to 51% of the voters who voted in the last local election, varying from city to city.

Article XI, Section 5 gives “Home Rule” so charter cities so they can have rights to citizen propositions.

352 charter cities have the right to charter amendments for statues with local Initiative and Referenda.

320 charter cities have their own right to local recall of Mayors and City Councils.

The following three websites provide the most current information about your state’s ballot proposal news.

Texas at Ballotpedia

Texas at Citizens in Charge

Texas at Recall the Rogues