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Jay Barth

  • Arkansas is among 19 states that allow citizens to initiate new laws and constitutional amendments as popular ballot measures. But Republican lawmakers, including in Arkansas, aim to limit what is referred to as direct democracy. Jay Barth, emeritus political science professor from Hendrix College, provides insight.
  • Arkansas is among 19 states that allow citizens to initiate new laws and constitutional amendments as popular ballot measures. But Republican lawmakers, including in Arkansas, aim to limit what is referred to as direct democracy. Jay Barth, emeritus political science professor from Hendrix College, provides insight.