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Ballotpedia 8h
Find out which Democratic () and Republican () House primaries Ballotpedia has rated as Races to Watch. Mark your 📅 to remember to check in with us as we cover the results.
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Ballotpedia 9h
California Legislature sends a $200 billion budget bill to Gov. Jerry Brown's (D) desk. Find out what the state is planning fund:
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Ballotpedia 9h
Did you miss this week's editions of the Heart of the Primaries? Catch all the latest developments in the Democratic and Republican primary races, and subscribe to get tomorrow's editions delivered straight to your inbox:
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Ballotpedia 11h
Next Tuesday, Arkansas will hold two primary runoff races: a Republican runoff for Senate District 8 and a Republican runoff for House District 83.
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Ballotpedia 12h
Four candidates submitted petitions to run in Connecticut’s gubernatorial primary. Only one candidate has ever qualified for a statewide primary via petition in CT: Peter Schiff who ran for Senate in 2010.
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Ballotpedia 13h
Georgia Rep. Dan Gasaway, who was defeated in the May primary, seeks a new election claiming at least 67 voters received the wrong ballot. The Georgia SoS said it has opened an investigation into the matter.
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Ballotpedia 14h
President Trump and NRSC chairman Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) had differing reactions to Cory Stewart’s win in Virginia’s Republican Senate primary Tuesday. Read the full quotes:
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Ballotpedia Jun 16
Republican-controlled North Carolina General Assembly votes to override Gov. Cooper's budget veto: The Assembly has used its veto-proof majorities in each chamber to override 11 of Cooper's 14 vetoes since he took office.
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Ballotpedia Jun 16
Why should you support Ballotpedia? Because we're here for you, whether you're considering a run for office or trying to decide how to vote in your next election. Help us continue to provide the neutral, nonpartisan political information you depend on:
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Ballotpedia Jun 16
The EPA is seeking public input on potential changes to the agency’s cost-benefit analysis process. The agency says that inconsistency in standards for the process have had a negative impact. Learn more about the EPA and its activities here:
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Ballotpedia Jun 16
President Donald Trump & North Korean leader Kim Jong Un concluded their summit in Singapore this week by signing a document in which they committed to working “toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” Check out a full recap here:
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Ballotpedia Jun 16
Californians will decide in November whether to divide the state 3 ways. Previously the closest the state had come to partitioning into multiple states was in 1859, when Rep. Andres Pico introduced a bill to divide the state at the 36th parallel:
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Ballotpedia Jun 16
Catch up on the 4 opinions issued this week: . The court still has 3 scheduled dates to release their remaining opinions: June 14, June 18, and June 25.
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Ballotpedia Jun 16
Louisiana Gov. Edwards (D) signed a state operating budget and called for 3rd special session in 2018. It is the 9th in two years and the 7th to address state finances. Special sessions cost the taxpayers $60,000/day.
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Ballotpedia Jun 15
This week, 519 documents were added to the Federal Register including 383 notices, two presidential documents, 77 proposed rules, and 57 rules. Details:
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Ballotpedia Jun 15
Our congressional candidate tracker has been updated! 2,542 candidates have filed or informed Ballotpedia and others that they are running for Congress this year. Previous totals: - 2016: 2,263 - 2014: 2,142 - 2012: 2,412
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MaineSOS Jun 15
Wondering how the results will be shared from the ranked-choice voting races? Here's a sample below that shows how you'll be able to see the redistribution of votes in each round as candidates are eliminated. Today, we're uploading voting materials from 300+ municipalities
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Ballotpedia Jun 15
The 5 methods for filling state and local judiciaries - Partisan elections - Nonpartisan elections - Legislative elections - Gubernatorial appointment - Assisted appointment Find out which method your state uses:
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Ballotpedia Jun 15
Thanks all for playing! The correct answer (which everyone guessed!) is Sacramento, California. This week's winner is . We'll DM you with details.
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Ballotpedia Jun 15
Today is the filing deadline for candidates in New Hampshire and an Aug. 28 Oklahoma City special election. Our NH elections coverage: Oklahoma City special election:
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