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Petition And Ballot Measure Processes

Current Signature Requirements (PDF)
The number of valid signatures required for the City of San Diego's petition processes.

Making a Difference
A beginner's guide to affecting municipal laws in the City of San Diego.

The Initiative Process
A general guideline to the initiative process.

Charter Amendment Petition Process
A general guideline to the charter amendment petition process.

The Referendary Petition Process
A general guideline to the referendary petition process.

Recall Process
A general guideline to the recall process.

  • City Clerk Administrative Guidelines
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    Ballot Measure Arguments
    A basic guide to writing and filing ballot arguments for or against City of San Diego ballot measures.

    Ballot Argument Signature Form (PDF)