LOS ANGELES (AP) — The plan to build a football stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs that could become home for an NFL team has taken a step forward.

Organizers behind the project submitted more than 20,000 petition signatures Monday to get the plan before voters in Inglewood, where the stadium would be built.

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The Los Angeles Times says that’s more than twice as many as needed to put the measure on the ballot later this year.

County election officials must verify the signatures.

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The proposal envisions a domed, 80,000-seat stadium rising on the site of a defunct horse track, as part of a larger development of homes, parks and office space.

Developers behind the plan include The Kroenke Group, a company controlled by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke.

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