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'Voter registration'

May 09

VIEWPOINT: Voters have ability to create laws

Posted to Maui County Council Blog on May 12, 2014 at 12:15 PM by Office of Council Services

Published in The Maui News May 4, 2014
By Danny Mateo, County Clerk

The Office of the County Clerk would like to provide information to help answer some questions pertaining to the initiative power, its process and important dates to consider.

Many of you may have heard about or taken part in an ongoing drive to utilize the initiative power, as described in Article 11 of our Maui County Charter.

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The initiative power gives voters who are registered in the County of Maui the ability to create or repeal a county ordinance. An ordinance is a law. Therefore, the initiative power provides registered voters a legislative right to propose or reconsider county laws as a unified voice from the community.

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