Tag: battleground states

  • Thirteen gubernatorial battleground elections to take place in 2022

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    Thirty-six states will hold elections for governor in 2022. Of those, Ballotpedia has identified 13 as general election battlegrounds: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wisconsin. These battleground races were selected using the following criteria: the results of the 2020 presidential election in each state, whether the…

  • 22 of Ballotpedia’s 57 federal battleground elections taking place in states with automatic recount procedures

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    This November, 22 of the 57 U.S. House and Senate races Ballotpedia identified as battlegrounds are taking place in states where a close vote could automatically trigger a recount under state law. An automatic recount occurs if election results meet certain criteria laid out in state law. The most common trigger for an automatic recount…