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Resources for Ballot
Initiative Campaigns

Ballot Initiative Strategy Center


BarnRaisers:  Contains information pertinent to both nonprofits and political campaigns

Direct democracy defined by Wikipedia

Direct Democracy League

Direct Democracy Manifesto

Federal Election Commission

Issue Source

Massachusetts Citizen's Guide to Town Meetings

Massachusetts Guide to State Ballot Questions (pdf)

Massachusetts Municipal Association

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)


Tax Foundation, "educating tax payers since 1937"

Tax Information for Political Organizations from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service

Thomas, Library of Congress site for legislative information

U.S. Election Assistance Commission













Updated April 16, 2006 .