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August 11, 2022  •  

Indiana Governor Calls Special Election

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Gov. Eric Holcomb called a special election to be held for Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District on November 8 to fill the vacancy created by the death of U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski following a tragic car accident on August 3. Due […]

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A former Illinois attorney who lives in Texas and two PACs have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Chicago challenging the recently passed restrictions on political contributions on judicial candidates. The lawsuit argues that the prohibitions on a […]

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Missouri Gov. Parson signed Senate Substitute for House Bill 2400 permitting certain limited liability companies (LLCs) to make campaign contributions to political committees. To qualify, the LLC must elect not to be classified as a corporation under federal law; be […]

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Gov. Parson signed House Bill 1878 overhauling Missouri’s election rules and eliminating the state’s presidential primaries in favor of a caucus system. The new law requires voters to present a photo ID when casting a regular or absentee ballot and […]

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Akron City Council Vice President Jeff Fusco introduced an ordinance to increase contribution limits for city candidates. The ordinance increases contribution limits for individuals giving to mayor and at-large council candidates from $750 to $1,000 per election and increases individual […]

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Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a proclamation calling a special session of the General Assembly beginning July 6 to take action on his plan to distribute $1 billion in tax relief to Hoosiers due to inflation. The special session also […]

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The St. Louis city election board announced that a special primary election for Aldermanic President is scheduled for September 13. The notice was issued following a legal opinion from City Counselor Sheena Hamilton because of legal ambiguity in the city […]

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Lawmakers convened the special session called by Gov. Tony Evers on June 22 and immediately adjourned without considering Wisconsin’s criminal abortion ban. Evers called the special session for lawmakers to consider legislation to repeal the abortion ban enacted in 1849. The […]

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The Wisconsin Ethics Commission issued a memo reminding lobbyists of the ban on contributions while lawmakers are in special session. Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order 168, calling for a special session of the Legislature to begin Wednesday, June 22. […]

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St. Louis will have three special election dates this summer to fill vacancies on the Board of Aldermen: July 19 for Ward 11, August 2 for Ward 21, and August 23 for Aldermanic President and Ward 22. The 11th Ward […]

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Gov. Eric Holcomb announced he plans to call Indiana lawmakers back into a special session this month to distribute $1 billion in tax relief to Hoosiers due to inflation. The special session also would open the door for lawmakers to […]

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order 168 calling for a special session of the Legislature to begin Wednesday, June 22. Evers wants lawmakers to take up legislation to repeal Wisconsin’s criminal abortion ban.

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Lewis Reed, the longtime president of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen resigned five days after being indicted on corruption charges. Ward 22 Alderman Jeffrey Boyd also resigned after being indicted on two bribery-related offenses and two separate counts of […]

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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed Amendment to House Bill 716, requiring judicial candidate committees to report all persons who have contributed in excess of $500 to the committee if received from any committee, association or group not required to disclose […]

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