Local democracy reform advocates are currently collecting signatures for a 2020 ballot measure in North Dakota that would have three key components. The measure would:
Reformers in North Dakota need to collect nearly 27,000 signatures by July 6, 2020 to qualify for the ballot. If the campaign collects a sufficient number of signatures, the measure would appear on the November 2020 ballot.
The North Dakota Voters First ballot measure committee is led by local community leaders, including many who contributed to a successful 2018 ballot measure that created the ethics commission in the state. The campaign is currently led by consultants Zach Packineau and Amy Jacobson.