Filing an Initiative

See the Initiative & Referenda Handbook for more information.

Filing deadlines

  • Initiatives to the People: January 5, 2024 – July 5, 2024
  • Initiatives to the Legislature: March 13, 2024 – December 31, 2024
  • Referendum: *March 8, 2024 – *June 5, 2024

*Not later than 90 days after final adjournment of the session in which the measure passed. These dates refer to fulfilling all required filings including the submission of the required signatures necessary for a referendum to pass.

If you have any questions contact the Office of the Secretary of State, Elections Division.

When you are ready to file your initiative, click the File Online button below. This takes you to the Initiative and Referendum Filing Login page. You must login or create a sponsor account.

The next screen after logging in is the My Filings page:

File Online