Referendum on town upzone comes up short
POSTED ON AUGUST 8, 2018
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – The referendum petition against Ordinance 1197 related to Character Districts 3-6 received by the Town of Jackson yesterday at the deadline (4:44pm) has come up short.
The County Clerk’s office confirmed verbally that the current number of qualified electors in the Town of Jackson at 4:42 pm was 5,381, which indicated that 538 signatures from registered voters was needed for the petition to be considered valid. An initial review of the petition showed 495 signatures.
After receiving the list of registered voters from the County Clerk this morning, the records indicated that the official number of qualified electors was 5,497. That increased the number of signatures necessary to 549.
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