Author: Adam Powell

  • State lawmaker political party switch snapshot – November 2023

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    One hundred seventy-three (173) state legislators have switched political parties since 1994, according to analysis by Ballotpedia. Forty-seven (47) state senators and 126 state representatives have switched parties. State lawmakers who switched from Democrat to Republican: 83 State lawmakers who switched from Republican to Democrat: 23 As of November 22, 2023, Republicans controlled 54.82% of…

  • 2023 is on similar pace to 2022 for elected official recall efforts nationwide

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    The number of recall efforts taking place nationwide – along with the number of elected officials impacted by recall efforts – held a similar pace over the first 264 days of 2023 compared to 2022.  As of September 21, 2023, Ballotpedia identified a total of 232 recall efforts nationwide through the first 264 days of…