Lansdowne Liquor Referendum

Lansdowne Liquor Referendum

Various data points indicate that Lansdowne is ready for change. Demographics have evolved over the last decade as more people are moving to urban areas with town centers. Based on surveys conducted by the Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation and the Lansdowne Business and Professionals Association, 80% of those polled said they would support a referendum allowing restaurants to sell beer, wine, and spirits. In 2015, 85% of those voting on the referendum to allow a special entertainment license for the Lansdowne Theater voted in favor of liquor reform.

Liquor laws can only be changed by voter referendum. Residents must sign a petition to place a referendum question on the ballot for the May 21, 2019 primary election. Approximately 1,400 registered Lansdowne voters must sign a petition between February 19, 2019 through March 11, 2019 for it to move onto the the May, 2019 primary ballot for a vote.

Visit https://thirstyforchange.org to learn more and for information on how to sign the petition. Note:

1) You must be a registered voter in Lansdowne to sign

2) If you can’t make it to a signing event, someone can stop by your door to collect your signature. Fill out the Petition Delivery Sign-Up form at https://goo.gl/forms/Rbm9kcVajAW11nIv1 for this option

3) Liquor laws can only be changed by voter referendum. Approximately 1,400 registered Lansdowne voters must sign a petition by March 11, 2019 to place a referendum question on the ballot for the May primary election.

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