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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer - by Julia Pickett

Incumbent Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer won reelection over Republican challenger, Tudor Dixon. As of Wednesday morning, with 87% of votes counted, Whitmer won by 9%. Third-party candidates, including Libertarian Party candidate Mary Buzuma, Green Party candidate Kevin Hogan, Taxpayer Party […]

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November 9, 2022  •  

Governor DeSantis Reelected

Gov. Ron DeSantis - by Gage Skidmore

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis won his bid for reelection against his Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. DeSantis won by a wide margin with almost 60% of the vote. DeSantis appears to have done well in Miami-Dade County, which has historically voted […]

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Gov. Tony Evers - by: Campaign of Tony Evers for governor

Incumbent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers narrowly won the gubernatorial race over Republican Tim Michaels. With 95% of votes counted, Evers prevailed over Michaels by just over 3 percentage points. Independent candidate Joan Ellis Beglinger pulled in just one percent of […]

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

Incumbent Republican Gov. Mike DeWine handily won re-election in Ohio. As of Wednesday morning, with 95% of votes counted, DeWine prevailed over Democratic candidate Nan Whaley by roughly 25 percentage points.

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Toledo, Ohio skyline - by NorthernMagnolia

Voters in Toledo, Ohio defeated Issue 19, a charter amendment that would have made the amendment process consistent with the process in the Ohio Constitution. The Amendment would have also reduced the number of signatures required for an elector to […]

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November 9, 2022  •  

Columbus, Ohio Passes Charter Amendment

Columbus City Hall

Columbus, Ohio Voters passed Issue 19. Issue 19 is a charter amendment increasing the time that a petition committee has to gather signatures from one year to two years. The Amendment also adds a 10-day curing period if the initial […]

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State Flag of Illinois

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted a preliminary injunction enjoining recently enacted restrictions on campaign contributions to judicial candidates. The order by Judge John J. Tharp, Jr. enjoins Illinois from prohibiting judicial candidate political committees […]

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The special session of the Missouri Legislature adjourned sine die on October 4. Lawmakers passed three bills during the special session to implement income tax cuts and tax incentives for the agriculture industry. Gov. Mike Parson is holding a press […]

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September 22, 2022  •  

Wisconsin Governor Calls Special Session

Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order 175 calling for a special session of the Wisconsin Legislature to begin Tuesday, October 4 to consider and act upon two proposals allowing voters to introduce ballot initiatives and amending the constitution to create […]

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The Missouri Office of Administration announced restrictions on public access to bid documents in order to comply with the Personal Privacy Protection Act, established by the passage of Senate Substitute for House Bill 2400. The act prohibits public agencies from […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

The special session of the Missouri Legislature scheduled to begin on September 6, has been postponed until September 14. Lawmakers need more time to deliver on Gov. Mike Parson’s plan for income tax cuts and tax incentives for the agriculture […]

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August 29, 2022  •  

Kentucky Lawmakers End Special Session

The Kentucky State Capitol building

Lawmakers ended a three-day special session by passing a $213 million package for flood recovery and a plan to help schools in eastern Kentucky. Signed into law by Gov. Beshear on Friday, the law establishes the East Kentucky State Aid […]

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear

Gov. Andy Beshear called a special session of the Kentucky General Assembly to begin today, August 24 at noon to establish funding and administration of the Eastern Kentucky State Aid Funding for Emergencies (EKSAFE) and amend the statute relating to […]

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson called a special session of the Legislature beginning September 6 to pass income tax credits and agricultural tax credits. Parson hopes the special session will end quickly and a bill containing his proposal could clear the […]

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