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September 17, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 17, 2021

National/Federal Delta Variant Postpones K Street’s Full Return MSN – Kate Ackley (Roll Call) | Published: 9/14/2021 On the cusp of Memorial Day back in May, most lobbyists were gearing up for a more normal return to their in-person work life, […]

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Hawaii’s Kauai County Prosecuting Attorney Justin Kollar will step down this month from the job he’s held for nearly a decade, clearing the way for a special election to determine who will next lead the office. A special primary election […]

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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 16, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance New Jersey: “Activist Assails ELEC for Deleting Dismissed Campaign Finance Complaints from Its Website” by Matt Friedman for Politico New Mexico: “Gonzales Shifts Course, Turns to Private Donors” by Jessica Dyer for Albuquerque Journal Elections Massachusetts: “Wu and […]

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Iowa Republican Mike Bousselot beat Democrat Andrea Phillips by 377 votes to win the special election for House District 37. The seat became vacant in July following the death of Rep. John Landon. Republicans now hold a 59-40 lead in […]

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Cleveland City Hall - By: Erik Drost

Justin Bibb, a nonprofit executive, and City Council President Kevin Kelley will square off in Cleveland, Ohio’s mayoral general election this November after receiving the most primary votes out of a field of seven candidates. The winner will replace Frank […]

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September 15, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Maryland: “Maryland Elections Officials Ask Michael Steele to Prove He’s Following Campaign Law” by Pamela Wood (Baltimore Sun) for MSN Elections National: “Election Fraud Cases Sow Doubts About Legal Profession’s Future” by Melissa Heelan for Bloomberg Law National: […]

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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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September 13, 2021  •  

Wyoming Running Closer to Runoff Elections

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Wyoming lawmakers have advanced a proposal to switch the state’s elections to a runoff system, after rejecting a similar proposal three months ago. Runoff election systems are favored in states in which a political party holds a strong majority. Wyoming, […]

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In light of the devastation brought on by Hurricane Ida, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards ordered the delay of upcoming fall elections that featured important Constitutional questions statewide and municipal elections in New Orleans. The October 9 primary election will be […]

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September 10, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 10, 2021

National/Federal A Pro-Trump Group Organizing a DC Rally for Jan. 6 Defendants Lost Its Tax-Exempt Status – but Is Still Claiming Donations Are Tax-Deductible Yahoo News – Charles Davis (Business Insider) | Published: 9/8/2021 A group founded by a former Trump […]

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September 9, 2021  •  

Georgia Special Election Announced

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has announced a special election for House District 165 to coincide with the November 2 municipal elections. If needed, a runoff will be held on November 30. The House District 165 seat became vacant upon the […]

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September 9, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance North Carolina: “NC Elections Board Fines Political Campaigns Combined $330K for Late or Missing Finance Reports” by Nate Morabido for WCNC Wisconsin: “US Senate Candidate from Wisconsin Charged with Campaign Finance Violations” by Joe Kelly for Courthouse News […]

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September 8, 2021  •  

Maine Special Election Called for November 2

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Maine Gov. Mills and Secretary of State Shenna Bellows announced a special election to be held on November 2 for House District 86. The seat became vacant when Rep. Justin Fecteau resigned in July to pursue an out-of-state career opportunity. […]

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