Kansas

Kansas

You have no statewide Initiative & Referendum rights.

Poll

See the results of a poll on support for statewide initiative & referendum here.

Grade: D

Click here to view Kansas’ individual report in Of the People, By the People, For the People: A 2010 Report Card on Statewide Voter Initiative Rights.

State Balloting Process

How to bring the ballot initiative process to Kansas

History

The movement to establish the initiative process in Kansas was well
under way by 1900, when the Democratic and Populist parties in the state
endorsed the idea. In 1909, initiative supporters won approval of their
amendment in the state’s lower house but were defeated in the state
senate… Read More

Ballot Qualifications & Schedule

There is currently no statewide initiative or referendum in Kansas. Join Citizens in Charge Foundation and volunteer to help organize your state.