PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected a request to allow online signature gathering for proposed ballot measures.
The high court issued its ruling without explanation Wednesday in a case brought by backers of four initiatives. As a result, a group asking voters to limit a school voucher program said it will drop the effort.
But another group looking to raise taxes on the wealthy to boost education funding says it will continue collecting signatures. A federal judge last month rejected a similar challenge.
Elected officials can currently collect signatures they need to qualify for the ballot electronically. But initiatives backers are required to collect their signatures in-person.