No. 10-16707.

673 F.3d 1122 (2012)

Sharron E. ANGLE; Citizens in Charge; Kenneth R. Blackman; Tony Badillo; Jack Lipsman; Al Maurice; Pest Committee, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Ross MILLER, Secretary of State, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed March 14, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kermitt L. Waters (argued), Las Vegas, NV; Don P. Chairez (argued), for the appellants.

Catherine Cortez Masto , Attorney General; K. Kevin Benson (argued), Deputy Attorney General, Carson City, NV, for the appellee.

Before: RAYMOND C. FISHER and JOHNNIE B. RAWLINSON, Circuit Judges, and RICHARD MILLS, District Judge.


FISHER, Circuit Judge:

Nevada permits direct legislation through ballot initiatives. To qualify an initiative for the ballot, proponents must obtain signatures from a number of registered voters equal to 10 percent of the votes cast in the previous general election in each of the state's congressional districts. The district court held that this geographic distribution requirement, which requires proponents to collect signatures from each of the...

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