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Voters passed seven of 13 ballot questions including measures to establish a clean elections program, ranked-choice voting, an ethics commission, and a code of ethics. The new campaign finance rules prohibit corporate contributions to candidates for city office and prohibit […]

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The New York City Council passed legislation establishing a Charter Revision Commission (Commission) to draft a new or revised City Charter in April 2018. On September 4, the Commission approved three ballot questions to be approved by voters in November. […]

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The group Represent South Dakota announced plans to lead efforts for a ballot measure in 2018 to amend South Dakota’s constitution to tighten ethics laws. The Voter Protection and Anti-Corruption Amendment would ban lobbyist gifts to politicians, lower campaign contribution […]

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