LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposed stadium near Los Angeles for the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders has moved a step forward.

Organizers say enough petition signatures have been verified by election officials to qualify the proposal for the ballot in Carson, just outside Los Angeles.

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City officials were notified Wednesday that over 8,000 signatures were verified. The proposal will go to the City Council, which could schedule an election or approve the plan without a local vote.

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The Raiders and Chargers are planning a shared stadium if both teams fail to get new stadiums in their current hometowns.

It’s one of two stadium proposals in the Los Angeles area this year: St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is part of a group planning to build a stadium in nearby Inglewood.

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