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Ballotpedia 34m
Seventy-eight percent (78%) of voters nationwide believe it’s appropriate for the U.S. Census Bureau to ask residents if they are citizens of the United States.
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Do you know how judges are selected in your state? Though each state has a unique set of guidelines governing how they fill their state and local judiciaries, there are five main methods:
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🌬️ Windy City trivia: Chicago voters last elected a Republican mayor in 1927. Chicago's mayoral election is coming up on February 26; fourteen candidates will appear on the ballot:
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SCOTUS agrees to hear challenge to addition of citizenship question on 2020 census: A U.S. district court had held that Wilbur Ross violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) by including citizenship status in the 2020 census.
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Resolution in the U.S. House would undo rule that expanded short-term health insurance plans; Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) introduced a resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA). Read more about the CRA:
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Six measures in four states are certified to appear on the ballot in 2020; these measures concern renewable energy, property taxes and revenue allocation, criminal sentencing and parole, bail, and a constitutional convention question.
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One 2019 statewide measure is certified for the ballot in Colorado. Two measures, both in Washington, were certified to the legislature in the last month, meaning they will be on the 2019 ballot if the legislature does not enact them.
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The February edition of the State Ballot Measure Monthly is out! Featuring a certified veto referendum in California and two legislative alterations:
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Time for trivia! 🏛️ One case during the court's October 2017 term challenged a previous ruling that prevented states from collecting sales taxes from online sellers. What was the case?
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Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services 23h
Before we get fully into 2020 preparations, we wanted to share one more look at statistics from the record-setting 2018 election!
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Less than two weeks to March 5 Tampa mayoral race, where seven candidates are running for the open seat: The election is officially nonpartisan, although local news FOX 13 says that all candidates identify as members of the Democratic Party.
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Today's polling average: 70% disapprove of Congress 📊
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Register this week for our webinar previewing Chicago's upcoming elections and we'll send you our post-election review video for free! Reserve your seat:
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Chicago's municipal elections—including the mayoral race—take place on February 26, 2019. Sign up today for our newsletter The Deep Dish to follow the races in depth, with weekly editions covering everything you need to know:
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Ballotpedia Feb 20
Four states—New York, California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island—require companies to provide employees with paid family leave benefits. A fifth state—Massachusetts—has passed a paid family leave bill, but it has not yet gone into effect.
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Ballotpedia Feb 19
2018 election lingers in Phoenix with March mayoral runoff: Former Phoenix City Council members Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela were the top two vote-getters in the nonpartisan special election on November 6, 2018.
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Ballotpedia Feb 19
Two candidates were selected last week by their political parties to run in the special election for Pennsylvania State Senate District 37: 🔵 Democratic Party: Pam Iovino 🔴 Republican Party: D. Raja
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Ballotpedia Feb 19
2019's statewide primaries are approaching quickly—it's the perfect time to learn about primary elections in your state. In 22 states, at least one party conducts open primaries. Is your state one of them?
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Ballotpedia Feb 19
Tomorrow, will hear a case regarding trademark licensing and how its impacted by bankruptcy law:
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PA Department of State Feb 19
Running for office? Today is the first day to circulate and file nomination petitions. Make sure your candidate petition packet is complete by using the checklist at:
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