New Jersey

New Jersey

You have no statewide Initiative & Referendum rights.

Coalition for an Open & Accessible Initiative Process:

Americans for Prosperity, New Jersey


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


Click here to view New Jersey’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 New Jersey


It is ironic that New Jersey, the state where the national initiative and
referendum movement originated, never adopted provisions for I&R.
Certainly it was not for lack of enthusiasm among New Jersey’s I&R
supporters, including AFL founder Samuel Gompers… Read More

Ballot Qualifications & Schedule

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