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Oregon State Capitol Building

Voters passed a state constitutional amendment paving the way for the Oregon State Legislature and local lawmakers to limit political contributions and expenditures. Measure 107 also allows for rules regarding disclosure of campaign activity in order to require campaigns to […]

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Alaska State Capitol Buildling - Jay Galvin

Voters likely defeated Measure 2 on November 2. However, final vote totals may take up to a couple of weeks to announce. Measure 2 would have established ranked-choice voting for general elections, including the presidential election, in which voters would […]

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Rhode Island State House - by Farragutful

In a close vote, Rhode Island voters approved Question 1, a resolution to change the state name. The resolution removes the term “and Providence Plantations” from the official state name referenced in the Preamble, Article III, and Article IX of […]

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Massachusetts Capitol Building

On Election Day, voters defeated Question 2, an Act to Implement Ranked-Choice Voting in Elections. The initiative was proposed to create a ranked-choice voting system in which voters rank one or more candidates by order of preference. Ranked-choice voting would […]

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North Dakota Capitol Building

Voters defeated a constitutional amendment that would have required approval of the legislature or voter approval twice for all initiated ballot measures. The amendment needed a simple majority of votes to pass. As of Wednesday morning, with 91% of votes […]

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North Dakota State Capitol - By Bobak Ha'Eri

Voters defeated a constitutional amendment changing the membership and meeting requirements of the state board of higher education. The failure of the measure keeps the number of individuals who serve on the state board of higher education at eight and […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

Voters passed a constitutional amendment creating a lobbyist gift ban, reducing campaign contribution limits, and repealing redistricting. The measure amends Article III of the Constitution to prohibit all gifts from lobbyists or lobbyist principals to members of the General Assembly, […]

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The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri

Missouri voters defeated a constitutional amendment that would have extended term limits currently applicable to the governor and treasurer to all statewide elected officials. The failure of the amendment does not affect the term limits currently applicable to the governor […]

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