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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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North Carolina Senate Bill 722 became law without the governor’s signature on June 28. The bill will delay certain municipal elections from 2021 to 2022 to accommodate delays in redistricting based upon 2020 Census data. This delay will effectively extend […]

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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. Ralph Northam has announced the June 9 primary election will be postponed until June 23 due to concerns about COVID-19. Northam has also requested the General Assembly postpone the May 5 municipal elections to coincide with the November 3 […]

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South Dakota Capitol Building

Due to growing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, state lawmakers will consider a bill to postpone upcoming municipal elections at least until June. Additionally, lawmakers will consider allowing Gov. Kristi Noem to delay the presidential primary from June 2 to […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

Gov. Mike Parson issued Executive Order 20-03, postponing the April 7 municipal elections to June 2. The order comes after the state of emergency he declared on March 13 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The deadline to apply for an […]

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