Tag: Update

  • Nov. 4 ballot measure update

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    As of 7:30 Eastern on Nov. 4, Ballotpedia had called 93 statewide ballot measures, of which 72 were approved and 21 were defeated. The remaining 27 (out of the 120 total) remained uncalled. Here are some notable measures that we called on Wednesday: Illinois voters reject a constitutional amendment to allow for a graduated income…

  • Trump has appointed second-most federal judges through October 1 of a president’s fourth year

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    Donald Trump has appointed and the Senate has confirmed 218 Article III federal judges through October 1, 2020, his fourth year in office. This is the second-most Article III judicial appointments through this point in all presidencies since Jimmy Carter (D). The Senate had confirmed 260 of Carter’s appointees at this point in his term.…