1996 Initiative General Election Results - Wyoming
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  Initiative: Initiative #1 (Term Limits)Popular Vote
Yes 105,093 48.69%
No 89,018 41.24%
Not Voting 21,733 10.07%
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Election Notes:
  • Term Limits. An application for an initiative was certified by the Secretary of State's Office on July 5, 1995. This initiative was to require candidates for a legislative office to have a statement next to their name on the ballot indicating their support of congressional term limits by past votes or a signed pledge. It also would instruct the legislators to call for a federal constitutional convention. 30,604 signatures were needed to make the 1996 ballot. Sponsors were Jack Adsit, Jim Brady and Steve Richardson. This petition gained the appropriate number of signatures and appeared on the 1996 ballot. The initiative was defeated: Yes votes - 105,093; No votes - 89,018. Total votes cast were 215,844.
    In order to pass a constitutional amendment, initiative or referendum it must receive a majority of the total votes cast in the election. The total votes cast were 215,844. Therefore, the majority needed was 107,923.
Demographic Data

2000 Population:493,782Enum.2000 Population Density:2.0persons/km2
1996 Population:488,167Est.1996 Population Density:1.9persons/km2
1990 Population:453,589Enum.1990 Population Density:1.8persons/km2
Land Area (2000):251,489km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.9%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Wyoming Secretary of State. 1996 General Election Official Results, Wyoming Secretary of State (http://soswy.state.wy.us/election/96elect/gs-race.htm) (accessed 14 May 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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