Category: Newsletters

  • The Ballot Bulletin: Ballotpedia’s Weekly Digest on Election Administration, February 2, 2024

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    Almost half of the active bills this week are in states with Republican trifectas. Welcome to The Ballot Bulletin: Ballotpedia’s Weekly Digest on Election Administration. Every Friday, we deliver the latest updates on election policy around the country, including nationwide trends, legislative activity, and updates on notable lawsuits and policy changes. We want to hear…

  • The next presidential primary is tomorrow (yes, on Saturday)

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    Welcome to the Friday, February 2, Brew.  By: Samuel Wonacott Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: Here’s what is at stake for Republican and Democratic presidential candidates in South Carolina The first month of 2024 has come to a close—and so, too, have the first presidential nominating contests. Iowa Republicans…

  • 75 bills introduced in legislative sessions so far on RCV

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    Welcome to the Thursday, February 1st, 2024, Brew.  By: Juan Garcia de Paredes Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: 75 bills introduced in legislative sessions so far on RCV Republican legislators have introduced new ranked-choice voting (RCV) prohibitions in five states so far this year. These efforts come after Republican-sponsored…

  • Hall Pass: Your Ticket to Understanding School Board Politics, Edition #95

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    Welcome to Hall Pass, a newsletter written to keep you plugged into the conversations driving school board politics and governance. In today’s edition, you’ll find: Reply to this email to share reactions or story ideas! On the issues: The debate over the effect of school choice on Black students In this section, we curate reporting,…

  • Proposed amendment would return initiative and referendum in Mississippi

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    Welcome to the Wednesday, January 31, Brew.  By: Mercedes Yanora Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: Proposed amendment would return initiative and referendum in Mississippi On Jan. 24, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed a proposed constitutional amendment, House Concurrent Resolution 11, that would create a new state initiative and…

  • Economy and Society, January 30, 2024: State agriculture commissioners join ESG pushback

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    Economy and Society is Ballotpedia’s weekly review of the developments in corporate activism; corporate political engagement; and the environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) trends and events that characterize the growing intersection between business and politics. Around the world EU Delays Sector-Specific ESG Rules for Two Years European Union (EU) legislators on January 24 introduced…

  • SCOTUS looks at Chevron—but what exactly does that mean?

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    Welcome to the Tuesday, January 30, Brew.  By: Samuel Wonacott Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: SCOTUS hears oral argument in challenge to Chevron deference On Jan. 17, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless, Inc. v. Department of Commerce, consolidated cases…

  • A look at Arizona’s 459 ballot measures since statehood

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    Welcome to the Monday, January 29, 2024, Brew.  By: Juan Garcia de Paredes Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: A look at Arizona’s 459 ballot measures since statehood In 2006, Arizona voters decided Proposition 200, an initiative that would have awarded a $1 million prize to a randomly selected person…

  • ICYMI: Top stories of the week

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    Each week, we bring you a collection of the most viewed stories from The Daily Brew, condensed.  Here are the top stories from the week of January 22-January 26. Eleven candidates are running in the top-two primary in California’s 20th Congressional District The top-two primary for California’s 20th Congressional District is set for March 5.…

  • The Ballot Bulletin: Ballotpedia’s Weekly Digest on Election Administration, January 26, 2024

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    Republicans sponsored more than half of the active bills this week. Welcome to The Ballot Bulletin: Ballotpedia’s Weekly Digest on Election Administration. Every Friday, we deliver the latest updates on election policy around the country, including nationwide trends, legislative activity, and updates on notable lawsuits and policy changes. We want to hear from you! Click…