Petition Initiatives: Too many technicalities for Kansans to conquer?

“Kansas petition initiative laws are pretty restrictive,” said Chris Imming, an organizer of the Heartland Park petition initiative.

Imming knows from experience, that passing a ballot initiative isn’t as simple as creating a petition, getting signatures and putting it to a vote.

“Overcoming all the legal obstacles, interpretations is even more difficult,” said Imming.

K.S.A. 25-620 and article 36 of chapter 25 dictate how any voter lead initiative has to be submitted, but they are both written in complicated legal jargon the average Kansas citizen probably isn’t going to understand.

(Read more: KSNT News)

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