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Election 2012: Ballot initiatives reflect nation’s mood

By The Christian Science Monitor
Saturday, October 13, 2012 10:45 EDT
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Election 2012: Ballot initiatives reflect nation's mood

Proponents call it “direct democracy,” opponents call it “vigilante democracy” – and political scientists call it a vibrant part of American democracy. On Nov. 6, voters in 37 states will decide 174 ballot propositions – the most since 2006, but well below the highs of the late 1990s and early…


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