Missouri Constitution Section

Article III
LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT
Section 53
November 14, 2016
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Basis for computation of signatures required.

Section 53. The total vote for governor at the general election last preceding the filing of any initiative or referendum petition shall be used to determine the number of legal voters necessary to sign the petition. In submitting the same to the people the secretary of state and all other officers shall be governed by general laws.

Source: Const. of 1875, Art. IV, § 57.
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