CHOOSE1 is Three Strikes Reform — Needs 500,000 signatures by July 17 to make the Nov. ballot

by Forrest Lee Jones (SF BayView) In December, CHOOSE1, a grassroots, non-profit organization, received approval to begin gathering signatures to have the Three Strikes Reform Act of 2016 placed on the Nov. 2016 ballot. The CA Attorney Generalís office has given CHOOSE1 til June 17 to gather signatures from registered voters to qualify the initiative. The goal is 500,000 signatures to ensure enough are gathered to meet statutory requirements. According to California ballot measures, ìThe number of signatures required for initiative statutes is 365,880.î ìI'm excited to [...]