Category: 2024 elections

  • Childcare facilities could receive property tax exemption under a proposed Texas amendment

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    The Texas Legislature voted to send a constitutional amendment to the Nov. 2023 ballot that would allow counties or municipalities to authorize an exemption from property taxes on all or part of the appraised value of real property used to operate childcare facilities. A partial property tax exemption would need to equal at least 50%…

  • Democratic Party committees lead Republican Party committees in fundraising for the 2024 election cycle

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    The three committees associated with the Democratic Party have raised a cumulative $106 million for the 2024 election cycle, while the three committees associated with the Republican Party have raised $84 million. Those figures are as of April 30, 2023, the most recent party committee campaign finance filing deadline.  The three Democratic committees are the…

  • Minnesota voters to decide on extending lottery revenue dedication for Environment and Natural Resource Fund through 2050

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    Voters in Minnesota will be asked to keep providing revenue from state-operated lotteries to the Environment and Natural Resources Fund through 2050. The dedicated revenue source is set to expire at the end of 2024. The constitutional amendment will appear on the ballot at the general election on Nov. 5, 2024. It’s the first measure…

  • Biden leads PredictIt’s 2024 presidential election market

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    As of May 15, 2023, PredictIt’s 2024 presidential market shows President Joe Biden (D) leading at $0.42, followed by former President Donald Trump (R) at $0.34, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) at $0.19. Biden has held the lead in this market since Jan. 22, 2023. No other candidate has more than a $0.10 share…

  • President Joe Biden issues first endorsement in the 2023 cycle

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    President Joe Biden (D) endorsed Heather Boyd (D) in a special state legislative election in Pennsylvania on May 15, his first endorsement in the 2023 election cycle. Boyd is running against Katie Ford (R) and Alfe Goodwin (L) to fill a vacancy left in House District 163 following state Rep. Michael Zabel’s (D) resignation on…

  • Trump leads PredictIt’s 2024 Republican presidential primary market

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    As of May 8, 2023, PredictIt’s 2024 presidential market shows President Joe Biden (D) leading at $0.49, followed by former President Donald Trump (R) at $0.32, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) at $0.16. Biden has held the lead in this market since Jan. 22, 2023. No other candidate has more than a $0.10 share…

  • Trump maintains lead in PredictIt’s 2024 Republican presidential primary market

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    PredictIt’s 2024 presidential market shows President Joe Biden (D) leading at $0.50 as of May 1, 2023, followed by former President Donald Trump (R) at $0.29, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) at $0.15. Biden has held the lead in this market since Jan. 22, 2023. No other candidate has more than a $0.10 share…

  • 33 candidates filed for federal and statewide offices last week

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    Thirty-three people declared candidacies for federal or state offices in the past week, seven fewer than the 40 that declared the week before. All of these candidates declared before their state’s official filing deadline. Eighteen of the 33 candidates are Democrats, while 14 are Republicans. One is a minor party candidate. Twenty-seven candidates are running…

  • President Joe Biden (D) announces re-election bid

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    On April 25, 2023, exactly four years after he announced his 2020 presidential campaign, President Joe Biden (D) announced his campaign for re-election in 2024. Biden’s entry brings the tally of noteworthy presidential candidates to three Democrats, five Republicans, and one Republican with an exploratory committee. Below is a summary of each candidate’s campaign activity…

  • Biden maintains lead in PredictIt’s 2024 presidential election market heading into his re-election campaign announcement

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    As of April 24, 2023, PredictIt’s 2024 presidential market shows President Joe Biden (D) leading at $0.46, followed by former President Donald Trump (R) at $0.33, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) at $0.16. Biden has held the lead in this market since Jan. 22, 2023. No other candidate has more than a $0.10 share…