The Initiative Process

This 8 1/2 minute video takes a fun, informative and step-by-step look at the initiative process and provides a strong message of civic involvement and personal empowerment. Daylight savings time and the banning of nuclear power plants are just two of the examples provided which illustrate the power of this important political tool of the people. Thomas Jefferson stated that "there is no safer depository of the ultimate power of society but the people themselves" - a frank recognition of the important role the initiative process plays in making law and placing the public in power to set this state's political agenda.