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Ballot item aims to restrict petition process

By Matt Hackworth

KANSAS CITY – Question four on Kansas City's ballot would tighten the requirements needed to put petition measures to a citywide vote. While proponents feel the new requirements would strengthen the initiative petition process, opponents charge it's a chokehold on a practice inherent to democracy. Matt Hackworth reports on Kansas City's question four and its effect on what some say is the essence of grassroots democracy.

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