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2018 Election Review: Democrats Chip Away at Republican Domination in the States

Republicans have held historic control of state governments since the 2010 midterm elections. Now, eight years later, Democrats have begun to chip away at Republican domination in the states. Republicans gains in 2010 were particularly well-timed because state lawmakers...

2018 Election Review: Tax Ballot Measures

Ballot measures are one of the easiest ways for the electorate to have a direct say in policy, and there was no shortage of opportunities for voters to weigh in on tax policy in the states this year. With more than 30 tax-related ballot measures in 18 states, several...

2018 Election Review: Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measures

Marijuana legalization proponents had a big night as voters approved legalization efforts for recreational use in Michigan and medical use in Missouri and Utah. After Tuesday, ten states and Washington, D.C. have legalized the use of recreational marijuana and 32 states...

2018 Election Review: Employment & Labor Ballot Measures

Voters in three states weighed in on employment-related ballot measures on Tuesday. Measures in Arkansas and Missouri to raise the minimum wage both passed overwhelmingly. Voters approved Issue 5 in Arkansas, which will raise the minimum wage to $11 per hour in 2021 and...

2018 Election Review: Gubernatorial Results

Much of the national attention on election night was focused on the U.S. House, where Democrats reclaimed control after eight years of Republican rule. However, Democrats also made significant gains at the state level, taking control of seven governor seats previously...

2018 State Elections Dashboard

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While the nation focused on the 470 congressional races Tuesday night, voters also decided...

2018 Election Preview: The Georgia Governor’s Race

Georgia was once a reliably Democratic state, but as the two parties shifted ideologically, the state went from Democratic control of both chambers of the legislature and the governorship in 2002 to Republicans controlling all three every year since 2004. Republican...

2018 State Ballot Measures Preview: Medicaid Expansion

Voters in Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah will decide next week whether to expand Medicaid in their respective state, while Montana voters will decide whether to continue Medicaid expansion.

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