Washington D.C. Signature Requirements

Signature Requirements:

  • Initiative and Referenda: 5% of all registered voters in the city.
  • Recalls: 10% of all registered voters in the city.
  • Deadlines. 180 days.

District of Columbia Board of Elections Initiative and Referenda

DC Code Section 1-1001.16 or Chapter 10 of the Board of Elections and Ethics Regulations (DCMR Title 3: Elections and Ethics) provides D.C. citizens to Initiative and Referenda.

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

Washington D.C. at Ballotpedia

Washington D.C. at CitizensinCharge

Washington D.C. at Reall the Rogues