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Unformatted text preview: General elections: follow the primary and determines which candidates win the offices being sought Runoff elections: held if no candidate receives an absolute majority in the election o Some states have instant runoffs Referendum: allows citizens to vote directly on proposed law or govt. action o Offered by 24 states o Initiatives and propositions Recall: allows citizens to remove governors and other elected officials from office o Offered by 18 states o 2003 California o Must have a petition signed by members of the electorate...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2011 for the course HISTORY 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.
- Fall '10