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Members of the Joint Committee on Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions voted to draft bills to create either an open primary or a ranked-choice voting system. Currently, Wyoming operates under a dual partisan primary system. Under this system, each party […]

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed House Bill 1157 into law. The controversial bill looked to shifts municipal elections from May to the November general election with new terms commencing on January 1 of the following year. This shift will […]

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Gov. Brad Little stated Wednesday he will call the part-time Legislature back into a special session during the week of August 24 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The special session could include how to conduct the November general election amid […]

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order requiring election officials to send mail-in ballots to every registered voter ahead of the November general election. Newsom acknowledged attempting traditional voting on a mass scale would likely still be too dangerous […]

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Last week, the Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission voted to raise contribution limits. For statewide elected offices the contribution limits raised from $6,600 to $7,000 for primary and general elections. Primary and general runoff elections limits were raised from […]

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On October 7, Premier Darrell Pasloski announced Yukon’s general election to elect the 34th Yukon Legislative Assembly will be held on November 7, 2016. Pasloski also directed Yukon’s Commissioner Doug Philips to dissolve the 33rd Legislative Assembly and to issue […]

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On July 19, the Rhode Island Ethics Commission voted unanimously to bar people from filing ethics complaints 90 days before a general election. The commission still reserved the right to lodge its own internal complaints during the 90-day period. With […]

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October 16 and November 5 remain as election dates

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