State Election Director Steve Trout said the large number of votes cast this election means that the number of valid signatures that will be required to put initiatives and referenda onto ballots for the next four years has increased by 21 percent.
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"Some people want to vote independently, and they're the ones that we're talking to," said Steve Trout, state elections director. "Others just want someone to help them, and that's fine too."
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