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    Arizona State Legislature refers 11 measures to the general election ballot, most since 1984 The Arizona State Legislature adjourned earlier this month, referring 11 measures to the ballot—five state statutes and six constitutional amendments. This is the most legislatively referred measures on the ballot since 1984, when 13 measures were on the ballot. The following…

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    What’s on the ballot in Colorado’s primaries Colorado is one of three states holding primaries on June 25. Voters will decide primaries for eight U.S. House districts. Currently, Democrats hold five of the eight U.S. House districts in Colorado, with Republicans holding two and one seat vacant. There are also 83 legislative seats up for…

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    North Dakota voters approve congressional age limit ballot measure North Dakota voters approved a constitutional amendment sponsored by Retire Congress North Dakota to establish an age limit for members of Congress. The amendment is the first of its kind in the country. It prohibits a person from being elected or appointed to the U.S. Senate…

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    Learn about our newest tool – The Administrative State Legislation Tracker – on the latest episode of On the Ballot On this week’s episode of On the Ballot, Ballotpedia’s weekly podcast, Editor in Chief Geoff Pallay interviews Policy Team Writer Annelise Reinwald about Ballotpedia’s newest tool: The Administrative State Legislation Tracker. Pallay and Reinwald first…

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    June’s first primaries – previewing Iowa Five states will hold primary elections on Tuesday, June 4, including Iowa. Iowa is holding primaries for its four U.S. House districts and state legislative seats. Currently, Republicans represent all four U.S. House districts. The state is also holding primaries for 25 of the 50 seats in the Iowa…

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    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) endorse different candidates in six Republican primary runoff elections on May 28 Ballotpedia identified 10 of the 13 Republican primary runoffs taking place on May 28 as battleground primaries, all but two of which have an incumbent running.  The 13 runoffs are taking place…

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    Voting trends in the country’s richest and poorest counties Ballotpedia reviewed voting patterns from 2016-2022 of the 50 richest and 50 poorest counties in the United States to look at how partisanship and voter participation relate to county income. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates Program’s 2021 estimates…

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    Ballotpedia’s Administrative State Legislation Tracker This week, Ballotpedia announced the launch of our Administrative State Legislation Tracker—a centralized hub that will help users understand state-level administrative state reform activity across the country. If you want to track legislation related to administrative state reforms, our 50 State Administrative State Legislative Tracker tracks bill movement every step…

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    Voters in Crook County, Oregon, to decide on an advisory measure to secede from the state Voters in Crook County, Oregon, will decide on an advisory measure on May 21 asking whether they support negotiations to incorporate the county into the state of Idaho. While the measure itself is advisory and would not change any…

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    Forty-one of the 100 largest U.S. cities by population and 50 state capitals are holding mayoral elections this year. Forty-one mayoral elections are taking place across the 100 largest U.S. cities by population and 50 state capitals this year. Two upcoming mayoral battleground races are the May 14 Democratic primary for mayor of Baltimore, Maryland,…