South Dakota became the first state to allow statewide initiatives, (3) and between 1898 and 1918, (4) over half of the states in the Union at the time followed South Dakota's lead and adopted similar initiative and referendum processes.
What does I&R stand for?
I&R stands for Initiative and Referendum (legislative process; various nations)
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- Infrastructure & Operations
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A prime example of the power of the referendum has recently occurred in South Dakota, which was coincidentally the first state to adopt the initiative and referendum in 1898.