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A ballot measure is a piece of proposed "legislation to be approved or rejected by eligible "voters. Ballot measures are also known as "propositions" or simply "questions".

Ballot measures differ from most legislation passed by "representative democracies; ordinarily, an "elected "legislature develops and passes laws. Ballot measures, by contrast, are an example of "direct democracy.

In the "United States ballot measures may be established by several different processes which vary amongst the states:[1]

A "initiative "canvassing campaign, Medicaid for Idaho, to put "Medicaid expansion on the ballot; the "Methodist "Cathedral of the Rockies hosted the "volunteers[2]

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