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2020 General Election

November 03, 2020

2020 General Election

November 03, 2020

Initiative, Referendum and Recall Applications

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Last Updated On August 14, 2019 10:37 AM

Re-legalize Marijuana & Hashish

CONSTITUTIONAL

Petition Serial Number:
C-01-2020

Application Date:
November 13, 2018

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
356,467


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 201800149

Name of Organization:
RAD Final 1

Address:
1905 W. Las Palmaritas Dr. #F165
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Phone:
(480) 779-8735
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Mickey Jones, Applicant and Chair
Travis VandenBrul, Treasurer

Overview:
"This initiative is 100% complete legalization of marijuana and hashish. It forbids the government from taxing or regulating marijuana. It gives complete, automatic pardons to anyone convicted of a marijuana crime, civilly punishes government employees who violate a person marijuana rights, forbids the government from discriminating against marijuana users, protects marijuana user's gun and child custody rights and requires the courts to accept cases involving marijuana."

Application and Full Text

Legalize All Drugs including Hashish, Heroine, Cocaine, and Peyote

CONSTITUTIONAL

Petition Serial Number:
C-02-2020

Application Date:
November 13, 2018

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
356,467


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 201800149

Name of Organization:
RAD Final 1

Address:
1905 W. Las Palmaritas Dr. #F165
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Phone:
(480) 779-8735
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Mickey Jones, Applicant and Chair
Travis VandenBrul, Treasurer

Overview:
"This initiative is 100% complete legalization of all drugs. It forbids the government from taxing or regulating any drug. It gives complete, automatic pardons to anyone convicted of a drug crime, civilly punishes government employees who violate a person drug rights, forbids the government from discriminating against drug users, protects drug user's gun and child custody rights and requires the courts to accept cases involving drugs."

Application and Full Text

The American Dream Act AZ

CONSTITUTIONAL

Petition Serial Number:
C-03-2020

Application Date:
December 13, 2018

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
356,467


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 200602844

Name of Organization:
Prop 13 Arizona

Address:
2610 E. Spring Road
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Phone:
(602) 900-6238
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Lynne Weaver, Applicant and Chair
Randy Pullen, Treasurer

Overview:
"The American Dream Act AZ eliminates all property taxes on the Arizona primary legal residence of United States Citizens over the age of 65."

Application and Full Text

Voters' Right to Know Amendment

CONSTITUTIONAL

Petition Serial Number:
C-04-2020

Application Date:
March 26, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
356,467


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 201800338

Name of Organization:
Outlaw Dirty Money

Address:
502 W. Roosevelt St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone:
(602) 633-5146
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Terry Goddard, Applicant and Chair
Jennifer Boucek, Treasurer

Overview:
"This Constitutional Amendment secures for every Arizonan the right to know the original sources of money spent to influence an Arizona election using public communications. Under this Amendment, it will no longer be possible to hide from public view the true sources of campaign spending. Anyone spending more than $20,000 on a statewide campaign or $10,000 on a local campaign must disclose contributions of $5,000 or more used to fund campaign expenditures. Major contributions must be tracked to their original sources. Violators are subject to fines. A non-partisan, voter-established commission will write and enforce rules to implement this Amendment."

Application and Full Text

Allow Toll Roads

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-01-2020

Application Date:
December 12, 2018

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000007

Name of Organization:
Arizonians for Tomorrow

Address:
62 E. Evelyn Ln.
Tempe, AZ 85284

Phone:
(215) 390-3166
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
James Leamon, Applicant and Chair
Codey Tamez, Treasurer

Overview:
"Allows HOV Lanes to be used by cars with less than two people by paying a toll. This toll is designated to go to several programs including roads, AZ Dept of Economic Security, AZ Medicaid and Medicare, Creation of a Statewide Scholarship. AZ Public Schools, AZ Libraries, Valley Metro Transportation , and The AZ Recorders Office for improving equipment, vote counting and reliability."

Application and Full Text

Remove Criminal Penalties for Speeding

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-02-2020

Application Date:
December 12, 2018

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000007

Name of Organization:
Arizonians for Tomorrow

Address:
62 E. Evelyn Ln.
Tempe, AZ 85284

Phone:
(215) 390-3166
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
James Leamon, Applicant and Chair
Codey Tamez, Treasurer

Overview:
"This Initiative removes all criminal penalties for speeding, requires increased fines and traffic school for habitual offenders. This initiative also offers retroactive forgiveness, anyone charged criminally prior to the enactment of this initiative shall be eligible for expungement."

Application and Full Text

Lower Lottery Age to 18

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-03-2020

Application Date:
December 12, 2018

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000007

Name of Organization:
Arizonians for Tomorrow

Address:
62 E. Evelyn Ln.
Tempe, AZ 85284

Phone:
(215) 390-3166
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
James Leamon, Applicant and Chair
Codey Tamez, Treasurer

Overview:
"Lowers the lottery age to 18 years of age, 17 for those serving in the armed forces with valid Active Duty military ID"

Application and Full Text

Prohibition of Photo Enforcement Systems

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-04-2020

Application Date:
December 12, 2018

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000007

Name of Organization:
Arizonians for Tomorrow

Address:
62 E. Evelyn Ln.
Tempe, AZ 85284

Phone:
(215) 390-3166
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
James Leamon, Applicant and Chair
Codey Tamez, Treasurer

Overview:
"Bans all Redlight Cameras in the state of Arizona, Offers retroactive forgiveness for unpaid violations"

Application and Full Text

Lower Drinking Age to 18

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-05-2020

Application Date:
December 12, 2018

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000007

Name of Organization:
Arizonians for Tomorrow

Address:
62 E. Evelyn Ln.
Tempe, AZ 85284

Phone:
(215) 390-3166
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
James Leamon, Applicant and Chair
Codey Tamez, Treasurer

Overview:
"Lowers the drinking age in Arizona to 18 years of Age , creates a 30 percent tax for those under 21 of age on acholic beverages. This tax shall go to state roads and local municipalities"

Application and Full Text

Arizona Cannabis Justice Act (superseded by I-07-2020)

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-06-2020

Application Date:
January 7, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000024

Name of Organization:
AZ Justice League

Address:
7047 E. Greenway Pkwy #250
Scottsdale, AZ 85295

Phone:
(928) 814-2827
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Nicole Gallegos, Applicant
Rick Villalobos, Chair
Kevin Henry, Treasurer

Overview:
"REFILED AS I-07-2020 ON 01/07/2019 DUE TO CHANGE IN TEXT"

Arizona Cannabis Justice Act (superseded by I-08-2020)

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-07-2020

Application Date:
January 7, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000024

Name of Organization:
AZ Justice League

Address:
7047 E. Greenway Pkwy #250
Scottsdale, AZ 85295

Phone:
(928) 814-2827
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Nicole Gallegos, Applicant
Rick Villalobos, Chair
Kevin Henry, Treasurer

Overview:
"REFILED AS I-08-2020 ON 01/14/2019 DUE TO CHANGE IN SUMMARY"

Arizona Cannabis Justice Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-08-2020

Application Date:
January 14, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000024

Name of Organization:
AZ Justice League

Address:
7047 E. Greenway Pkwy #250
Scottsdale, AZ 85295

Phone:
(928) 814-2827
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Nicole Gallegos, Applicant
Rick Villalobos, Chair
Kevin Henry, Treasurer

Overview:
"The AZ Justice League's Cannabis Justice Act: (1) Successfully removes criminal codes for the possession, consumption, cultivation and the sale of cannabis for adults at least 18 years of age in Arizona; (2) Decriminalizes all cannabis offenses; (3) Provides immediate release and post conviction relief for prior cannabis offenses and/or charges; (4) Prevents the state from conspiring with other governments to enforce cannabis laws; (5) Establishes a sale tax on retail cannabis sales from which revenue will be allocated to education and AHCCCS; (6) Places cannabis under The Department of Agriculture."

Application and Full Text

Keep Partisan Politics Out Of The Classroom Act (superseded by I-15-2020)

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-09-2020

Application Date:
April 25, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000073

Name of Organization:
YES for a Classroom Code of Ethics

Address:
11031 North 11th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Phone:
(480) 318-2812
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Catherine A. Barrett, Applicant and Chair
John Maynard, Treasurer

Overview:
"This measure implements a Code of Ethics and requires the State Board of Education to adopt rules adopting the Code of Ethics and enforcement procedures. Requires the Code of Ethics adopted to prohibit public school teachers from engaging in classroom political advocacy, defined as advocating for or against legislation, elected officials and candidates, political parties, and judicial decisions. Teachers may discuss historical matters, defined as legislation over fifty years old and elected officials and candidates who serve or ran over fifty years ago. Gives the Attorney General and respective county attorneys, and all residents, standing to enforce this measure."

Protect Arizona Agriculture Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-10-2020

Application Date:
May 3, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 201800134

Name of Organization:
Organic Now

Address:
4015 E. Caliente Canyon Place
Tucson, AZ 85749

Phone:
(520) 250-4656
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Nicolas R. Guillermo, Applicant and Chair
Tracy Molina, Treasurer

Overview:
"This act may be cited as the "Protect Arizona Agriculture Act." Agricultural chemicals threaten pollinators crucial to Arizona's agriculture. The Associate Director of Agriculture shall be responsible for ensuring that comprehensive health analysis and health risk assessments of agricultural chemicals on humans, flora, fauna and organisms that improve soil health including fungi and pollinators are reviewed and reported to the legislature. The Associate Director shall suspend the registration of all branches of the nitro group of neonicotinoids, chlorpyrifos and glyphosate, and regulate agricultural chemicals as necessary to protect Arizona's agriculture and health."

Application and Full Text

Legal Tender Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-11-2020

Application Date:
May 3, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 201800132

Name of Organization:
Free Market Solutions

Address:
4015 E. Caliente Canyon Place
Tucson, AZ 85749

Phone:
(520) 250-4656
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Nicolas R. Guillermo, Applicant and Chair
Tracy Molina, Treasurer

Overview:
"Free markets increase prosperity along with security for people's property. Involuntary taxation on through coercion is theft. No agency may tax cryptocurrency savings or transfers from cryptocurrency to precious metal specie or United States federal reserve nots. Cryptocurrency may be deemed legal tender as an authorized medium of exchange and for payments of debts and taxes in the same qualification of legal tender as precious metal specie. This act may be cited as the "Legal Tender Act.""

Application and Full Text

Ban Hydraulic Fracturing Within Arizona Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-12-2020

Application Date:
May 3, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 201400149

Name of Organization:
Representative Initiatives

Address:
4015 E. Caliente Canyon Place
Tucson, AZ 85749

Phone:
(520) 250-4656
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Nicolas R. Guillermo, Applicant and Chair
Tracy Molina, Treasurer

Overview:
"The people of Arizona declare that hydraulic fracturing pollutes soil, air and our groundwater, a very limited resource in Arizona. To protect the health and wellbeing of our residents, we shall ban hydraulic fracturing and encourage alternative sources of energy that do not threaten future generations essential water. This Act may be cited as the "Ban Hydraulic Fracturing Within Arizona Act.""

Application and Full Text

Save Oak Flat Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-13-2020

Application Date:
May 3, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 201800130

Name of Organization:
Save Oak Flat

Address:
4015 E. Caliente Canyon Place
Tucson, AZ 85749

Phone:
(520) 250-4656
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Nicolas R. Guillermo, Applicant and Chair
Tracy Molina, Treasurer

Overview:
"This act shall be cited as the "Save Oak Flat Act." This act nullifies section 3003 of the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The people declare that the legislature's lack of protection of tribal sacred areas located on Federal land poses significant religious, cultural, historic and anthropological significance for Native American tribes. We the people of Arizona declare that the land and water of Oak Flat is crucial to Arizona and must be protected."

Application and Full Text

Arizona Fair Lending Act (superseded by I-16-2020)

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-14-2020

Application Date:
May 15, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000082

Name of Organization:
Arizonans for Fair Lending (Our Voice Our Vote Arizona, LUCHA)

Address:
1241 E Washington St, Suite 103
Phoenix, AZ 85034

Phone:
(480) 588-6120
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Cymone Bolding, Applicant and Chair
Lee Lang, Treasurer

Overview:
"The Arizona Fair Lending Act forbids interest, fees, and charges exceeding an annual rate of 36% on car title loans as defined; requires licenses for car title lending, equal installment payments, clear title to secure such loans, filing liens used to secure such loans and release of liens if loans are paid in full; prohibits taking additional security for such loans, balloon payments, prepayment penalties, accelerating loans for reasons other than default, and disguising car title loans as another device to avoid the Act's requirements; voids noncompliant loans; permits attorney general enforcement and private right of action."

Application and Full Text

Keep Partisan Politics Out Of The Classroom Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-15-2020

Application Date:
May 23, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000073

Name of Organization:
YES for a Classroom Code of Ethics

Address:
11031 North 11th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Phone:
(480) 318-2812
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Catherine A. Barrett, Applicant and Chair
John Maynard, Treasurer

Overview:
"This measure implements a Code of Ethics and requires the State Board of education to adopt rules adopting the Code of Ethics and enforcement procedures. Requires the Code of Ethics adopted to prohibit public school teachers from engaging in classroom political advocacy, defined as advocating for or against legislation, elected officials and candidates, political parties, and judicial decisions. Teachers may discuss historical matters, defined as legislation over fifty years old and elected officials and candidates who serve or ran over fifty years ago. Gives the Attorney General and respective county attorneys, and all residents, standing to enforce this measure."

Application and Full Text

Arizona Fair Lending Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-16-2020

Application Date:
June 18, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000082

Name of Organization:
Arizonans for Fair Lending (Our Voice Our Vote Arizona, LUCHA)

Address:
1241 E Washington St, Suite 103
Phoenix, AZ 85034

Phone:
(480) 588-6120
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Cymone Bolding, Applicant and Chair
Lee Lang, Treasurer

Overview:
"The Arizona Fair Lending Act forbids interest, fees, and charges exceeding an annual rate of 36% on title loans as defined; requires licenses for title lending, equal installment payments, clear title to the motor vehicle to secure such loans, filing liens used to secure such loans and release of liens if loans are paid in full; prohibits taking additional security for such loans, balloon payments, prepayment penalties, accelerating loans for reasons other than default, and disguising title loans as another device to avoid the Act's requirements; voids noncompliant loans; permits attorney general enforcement and private right of action."

Application and Full Text

Arizona Entertainment Industry Investment Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-17-2020

Application Date:
August 1, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 100057

Name of Organization:
Arizonans for Film Tax Credit

Address:
92 E Calle de Arcos
Tempe, AZ 85284

Phone:
(480) 275-2862
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Irina Baroness von Behr, Applicant and Chair
Robert Charrette, Treasurer

Overview:
"Arizona Entertainment Industry Investment Act
This is how we create jobs in Arizona and bring in as much as $7 BILLION per year to the State's economy. A majority of the tax revenue generated by this Act will go towards K-12 teacher pay without increasing taxes. This Act will provide a tax credit of up to 35% to any production company that films in Arizona."

Application and Full Text

Smart and Safe Arizona Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-18-2020

Application Date:
August 9, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 202000053

Name of Organization:
Smart and Safe Arizona

Address:
2303 N. 44th St., Suite 14, Box 1192
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Phone:
(928) 362-2296
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
Chad Campbell, Applicant and Chair
Darryl Tattrie, Treasurer

Overview:
"This act permits limited possession, cultivation, and use of marijuana (as defined) by individuals who are at least 21 years old; protects employer and property owner rights; bans smoking in public places; imposes a 16% excise tax on marijuana to fund public safety, community colleges, infrastructure, and public health and community programs; authorizes state and local regulations for the safe sale and production of marijuana by a limited number of licensees; requires impairment to the slightest degree for marijuana DUIs; transfers monies from the Medical Marijuana Fund; permits expungement of some marijuana violations; and prescribes penalties for violations."

Official Language:
"AN INITIATIVE MEASURE
AMENDING TITLE 36, CHAPTER 28.1, SECTION 36-2817, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES; AMENDING TITLE 36, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 28.2; AMENDING TITLE 42, CHAPTER 3, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10; AMENDING TITLE 43, CHAPTER 1, ARTICLE 1, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING SECTION 43-108; RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBLE ADULT USE, REGULATION, AND TAXATION OF MARIJUANA."

Application and Full Text

Automatic Voter Registration Act

INITIATIVE

Petition Serial Number:
I-19-2020

Application Date:
August 16, 2019

Due Date:
July 2, 2020

Signatures Required:
237,645


Sponsor:

Filer ID: 100076

Name of Organization:
AZ-VOTERS.COM

Address:
3849 E BROADWAY BLVD 173
TUCSON, AZ 85716

Phone:
(480) 382-0456
[email protected]

Name of Officer and Title:
JULIE ROBINSON, CHAIR
EMILY KUBIAK, TREASURER

Overview:
"AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN APPLYING FOR OR RENEWING A DRIVER LICENSE OR NONOPERATING IDENTIFICATION LICENSE, UNLESS THE APPLICANT AFFIRMATIVELY OPTS OUT OF THE VOTER REGISTRATION PROCESS"

Application and Full Text