Reference Information

Wikipedia page for the National Initiative for Democracy

Primary documents in American History

The National Conference of State Legislatures database of initiative and referendum.

Ballotpedia aims to be an abundant and growing source of information on citizen initiatives, ballot access, petition drives, initiative and referendum for political change, recall elections, school district bond issues and associated subjects.

Miller-Rose Institute Initiative Database This database is the nation’s most comprehensive collection of information on all successful ballot initatives and subsequent court challenges (if any).

Ballot Measure News from All 50 States

Ballot Initiative Strategy Center is the progressive community’s only research and capacity-building organization focused solely on the ballot measure process.

Allied Organizations

The Light Party is a wholistic, proactive, educational new political paradigm party dedicated to “Health, Peace, Prosperity and Freedom For All.” The Light Party Platform is a synthesis of the finest elements of the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian and Green Parties. We believe people are intelligent enough to direct public policy. We believe citizen control of government is essential for peace, prosperity, and freedom. We believe the citizen initiative process is essential for people to truly control their government. works to create a representative democracy with an actively participating public, where citizens don’t merely choose from a menu of options determined by elites, but play an active role in guiding the country and its political agenda. We believe that one’s influence should be a direct result of the quality of one’s ideas and the energy one puts into promoting these ideas, independent of wealth or status.

The Morning Show is a news outlet that supports NCID

Vote USA covers all general elections in all states and most off-year, special and primary elections. We have provided voters with over 20 million candidate comparison pages.