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November 3, 2021  •  

LaRochelle Wins Special Election

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Democrat Raegan LaRochelle defeated James Orr in a special election to serve as the next Representative for Maine’s District 86. The District 86 seat became vacant when Rep. Justin Fecteau resigned earlier this year to move out of state. LaRochelle, […]

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November 3, 2021  •  

New York Special Election Results

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Democrat Cordell Cleare will serve as the next New York State Senator for District 30. Cleare defeated challenger Oz Sultan handily in the special election and will serve the remainder of the term set to expire at the end of […]

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November 3, 2021  •  

Michelle Wu Elected Next Mayor of Boston

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Michelle Wu, City Council member and attorney, will be the next mayor of Boston. Wu defeated fellow councilmember Annissa Essaibi George by 28 percentage points. She will be the first woman and the first person of color to serve as […]

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November 3, 2021  •  

Eric Adams Elected Next Mayor of NYC

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Democrat Eric Adams defeated Curtis Silwa 66% to 28.8% in New York City’s mayoral race. Adams is a retired New York Police Department captain who previously served as Brooklyn Borough President. Adams will succeed current Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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November 3, 2021  •  

Connecticut Special Election Announced

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Connecticut Gov. Lamont announced a special election be held on December 14 for the 116th House District. The seat became vacant when Rep. Michael DiMassa resigned following charges he stole federal COVID-19 relief funds. The winner of the special election […]

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October 26, 2021  •  

Connecticut Legislator Resigned

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Connecticut State Rep. Michael DiMassa resigned following his indictment for stealing $636,000 in federal funds. The governor is expected to call a special election to fill the vacant seat in the 116th Assembly District for the remainder of the term […]

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The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office issued guidance related to the registration of part-time in-house lobbyists. The office clarified that in-house employees of non-lobbying organizations must register as a lobbyist so long as they engage in some lobbying activities on […]

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The Newark, New Jersey City Council announced a special election for the District 2 seat to be held on November 23. The seat is vacant after Councilwoman Sharon Hughes died last week. The winner of the special election will serve […]

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September 30, 2021  •  

Maine Legislature Holds Special Session

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The Maine State Legislature convened in a one-day special session on September 29 to pass the state’s redistricting plans. Both the House and Senate adjourned sine die that afternoon.

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September 29, 2021  •  

Connecticut Special Session Adjourned Sine Die

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The Connecticut General Assembly convened in a special session on September 27 to authorize an extension of Gov. Lamont’s emergency powers. The extension allows Gov. Lamont to continue to issue executive orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and allows […]

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September 23, 2021  •  

Connecticut Special Session Announced

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Connecticut Gov. Lamont called a third special session of the General Assembly to convene no later than September 27. The purpose of the special session is to re-authorize the governor’s emergency powers in light of the latest COVID-19 surge. The […]

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Rhode Island State House - by Farragutful

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit upheld Rhode Island’s campaign finance law requiring the identification of donors in political advertisements. The state law requires disclosure of independent expenditures totaling more than $1,000 to the Board of Elections […]

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September 16, 2021  •  

New York State Special Elections Scheduled

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New York Rep. Victor Pichardo’s resignation was effective this week, leaving the 86th Assembly District seat vacant. Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin’s former Senate District 30 seat is also vacant following his elevation to the lieutenant governor position. Special elections will […]

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September 14, 2021  •  

Massachusetts Special Election Scheduled

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Massachusetts State officials scheduled a special election for January 11, 2022 to fill the state Senate seat in the 1st Suffolk and Middlesex District. The seat became vacant when Sen. Joe Boncore resigned to accept the CEO position with the […]

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