Citizen Initiative Review uses cross-section of voters to clarify implications of ballot measures

John Gastil, Kathy Cramer Walsh, and Katherine Knobloch have been evaluating panelists’ opinions on the review. Since July, Professor John Gastil has been knee deep in the study of deliberative democracy working on the Citizen Initiative Review for the state…

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