Coronavirus or Not, Candidates and Ballot Measure Committees Still Need Signatures


TOM STROMME/Tribune Secretary of State Al Jaeger gestures while testifying on a bill to designate the capitol's Memorial Hall into state statute with that official name. Jaeger was testifying in front of the the House political subdivisions committee on Wednesday morning.

This cycle statutory measures have to collect nearly 15,000 signatures. Constitutional measures must receive approximately 27,000.

Per Secretary of State Al Jaeger, there’s no getting around those requirements. “There are no plans to change any signature requirements and timelines for candidates,” he told me.

“The signature requirements and timelines for measures are set in the state’s constitution. Nothing can be changed there,” Jaeger added.

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