The Impact Of Ballot Measures In Arizona

Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 3:05pm
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It’s common for Arizona's ballots to have a significant number of initiatives — some come from the Legislature, others through grassroots efforts.

What’s the broader impact of ballot measures on Arizona and how common or uncommon is it for proposed policy shifts to go to voters across the country?

We learned more from John Matsusaka, executive director of the Initiative and Referendum Institute at the University of Southern California, and Thom Reilly, director of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at ASU.