North Carolina

North Carolina

You have no statewide Initiative & Referendum rights.


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

Grade: F

Click here to view North Carolina’s 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 North Carolina


Though unsuccessful at the state level, initiative and referendum
backers managed by 1917 to persuade the legislature to grant local I&R
powers to the citizens of nine North Carolina cities… Read More

Ballot Qualifications & Schedule

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