They’re well on their way towards asking voters to override politicians in making legislative districts.
Jim Bray, a spokesman for the group Independent Map Amendment, says an end of year update reports the effort has 483,000 signatures, raised around $3 million, and has a growing number of supporters to change how maps are drawn. Bray says opponents should be worried.
Bray says there are a few months to reach their goal of 600,000 signatures, double the number the law requires, and Bray says that’s enough to survive any challenges.
There would need to be three-fifths support to approve the constitutional change if the proposal makes it on the November ballot.