Category: Local

  • 2019 mayoral election preview

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    In 2019, Ballotpedia will cover 31 mayoral elections across the 100 largest cities by population in the United States.   As of December 2018, the mayors of 60 of the country’s largest 100 cities are affiliated with the Democratic Party, 28 are affiliated with the Republican Party, seven are independents, four have unknown party affiliations,…

  • Local recalls headline Ballotpedia’s year-end recall report

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    Recall efforts targeting local officials in Michigan, North Dakota, Oregon, and Wisconsin topped Ballotpedia’s list of notable recall efforts in 2018. Ballotpedia covered a total of 206 recall efforts against 299 officials this year. Of the 123 officials whose recalls made it to the ballot, 77 were recalled and 46 survived the attempt. This year’s…