Tag: governor veto

  • Governors in states with divided government vetoed the most election legislation in 2023

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    Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs (D) vetoed more election-related bills than any other governor in 2023 in terms of total bills and the percentage of election-related bills introduced in her state. Hobbs vetoed 21 bills, or 29% of all election-related bills introduced in the Arizona legislature last year. Arizona has a divided government, with Republicans controlling…

  • North Carolina governor vetoes elections bill

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    On Aug. 24, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) vetoed S747, a bill making a number of changes to the state’s election laws. The bill includes provisions expanding the role of election observers, including allowing the chair of each political party in a county to appoint two registered voters of that county as election observers…

  • Governor Ron DeSantis (R) vetoes four bills from June 26-July 2

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    Governor Ron DeSantis (R) vetoed four bills from June 26-July 2. The four bills are below:  SB 284, which would have “required state agencies to buy vehicles that use ethanol and biodiesel blended fuels, as well as natural gas fuel, when possible.” DeSantis did not provide a reason for the veto. As of July 2,…