Petition statement to be delivered to RICHARD P. NEGRI, Mayor, MYRON CRISPINO, City Council Member, Ward 1, LEE WELLES, City Council Member, Ward 2, HILDA LANDO, City Council Member, Ward 3, WILLIAM M. BOLAND JR., City Council Member, Ward 4 and 4 other targets (click here to see more)

Petition In Support Of City Referendum For Corning

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Petition In Support Of City Referendum For Corning

To be delivered to RICHARD P. NEGRI, Mayor, MYRON CRISPINO, City Council Member, Ward 1, LEE WELLES, City Council Member, Ward 2, HILDA LANDO, City Council Member, Ward 3, WILLIAM M. BOLAND JR., City Council Member, Ward 4 and 4 other targets (click here to see more)

Petition Statement

A referendum system shall be established where initiatives supported by city residents shall be placed on the ballot for a general election. Initiatives shall be presented with petitions carrying the signatures of residents who are registered voters in the city. Petitions having signatures of at least 2% of the number of city voters who voted in the last gubernatorial election shall be presented to the City Council for either outright passage or approval to be placed on the next general election ballot. Petitions having at least 5% of the number of city voters who voted in the last gubernatorial election shall automatically be placed on the next general election ballot. The petitions must be collected in the same year as the intended general election ballot, and shall be submitted 45 days before the general election. The City Council, or committee appointed by the City Council, shall oversee the design of the petitions, their availability and their inspection upon submission.
There are currently 8 signatures. We need 50 signatures!

Petition Background

To City Of Corning Residents, A referendum system for the City of Corning NY enabling initiatives supported by residents to be placed on a ballot for a general election would be a good grass roots process for city residents to be heard and to bring about change.

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