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Chuck Muth: Not all ballot issues are created equal

There were three efforts to increase taxes via the ballot this election cycle - two in Clark County and one in Carson City. All three went down in flames, laying to waste the notion by some moderate Republicans that voters support higher taxes. They don't. Forget polls. Look at election results.

That said, consider the following: If voters want to place an issue on the ballot to, say, limit spending, they are required to collect tens of thousands of signatures to demonstrate a minimal level of public support in order for it to qualify.

In fact, teachers in Nevada just …

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