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Texas was the 28th State to join the Union on December 29, 1845.

Texas Allows: Local Initiatives, Local Referenda, Recalls and Nominations.

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

More updates will be available in the near future.

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Future contributions will include: legislation, up to date state news, state group links, action items and more.

RIPAC is the first to unite all ballot proposal coverage websites and to let people self-organize to create a digitally connected critical mass that can qualify ballot propositions effortlessly. This method will forever change the political landscape, ensuring people have access to a legitimate and functional 4th system of checks and balances. Connect with us on various social media, add your email to our newsletter list and become a member to participate in the forums and the exclusive issue specific groups for your State.