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The voter initiative and the power of the governor: evidence from campaign expenditures

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  • Gregory Randolph

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Constitutional Political Economy.

    Volume (Year): 22 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 265-286

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:copoec:v:22:y:2011:i:3:p:265-286

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    Keywords: Voter initiative; Direct democracy; Campaign finance; H1; H7;

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