Did you know???
  • 71% of likely Alabama voters in 2010 wanted I&R.

  • Citizens in 24 states and the District of Columbia have statewide I&R

  • Considering municipalities, counties, and states, 72% of all US citizens have access to a form of I&R.

  • Birmingham citizens have this right, but not the rest of us in Alabama.

  • Citizens in each county at their county level have I&R but for one specific reason, Act 2005-200.

  • I&R could result in Alabama voters having Recall, Term Limits, and fair ballot access. Without I&R we shall not count on it.

  • I&R has been on US soil since the 1600's.

  • Pres. Thomas Jefferson, Gov. Fob James, Lt Gov candidate Kay Ivey in 2010, and NY Gov George Pataki favored this democratic right for voters.

State Tax Rates Compared to Citizen Initiative

BasicLaw.net has provided a summary reinforcing common knowledge of a lower state tax liability in states with initiative.

Y= yes, state has provisions for legislative citizens' initiative

N= no, state does not have provisions for legislative citizens' initiatie

Highest Individual Income Tax Rates Highest Sales Tax Rates
Minnesota N
New York N
Connecticut N
Iowa N
West Virginia N
Connecticut N
Washington Y
Minnesota N
Mississippi N
New Jersey N
Pennsylvania N
Rhode Island N
No Individual Income Tax
No Sales Tax
Alaska Y
Florida Y
Nevada Y
South Dakota Y
Texas N
Washington Y
Wyoming Y
Alaska Y
Delaware N
Montana N
New Hampshire N
Oregon Y