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 ====== The ballot initiative that we choose each year involves collecting signatures (petitioning) to get our questions on the ballot. ====== ====== The ballot initiative that we choose each year involves collecting signatures (petitioning) to get our questions on the ballot. ======
  
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 Unlike many advocacy groups, our ballot initiatives use the state'​s legally binding petition process, which gathers signatures only from registered voters. Unlike many advocacy groups, our ballot initiatives use the state'​s legally binding petition process, which gathers signatures only from registered voters.
  
-2018 petitioning ​is over nowSoon we will discuss which petition to gather signatures ​for in 2019 to help make law in order to reduce the influence ​of money in Massachusetts elections.+**<font 28px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​The 2020 petitioning ​season has begun!</​font>​** 
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 +[[https://​www.mass.gov/​info-details/​ballot-initiatives-filed-for-the-2022-biennial-statewide-election-proposed-laws-and#​20-01-passmass-amendment-|We have filed our petition ​with the state]] 
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 +In prior years, the state'​s Attorney General has declined ​to "​certify"​ our petition claiming that "​Corporations Are People"​! She didn't say that whe she was running ​for office! But nonetheless… Click here for her [[http://​passmass.server278.com/​_media/​19-07_declination_letter.pdf|"​declination letter"​]] informing us of her refusal to certify our petition as "​legal"​. [[http://​passmass.server278.com/​_media/​2020_declination_letter_rebutal.pdf|And click here for our response]].
  
 [[:​petitioning_in-depth_look|Click here for more about how petitioning works.]] [[:​petitioning_in-depth_look|Click here for more about how petitioning works.]]
  
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