Here is an overview of which states are voting on trending or unique ballot questions in 2014.
Do spikes in state regulatory activity and midterm elections overlap?
June features three more waves of primary elections in states across the country that will settle some key questions in this year’s races.
Not since 2010 has there been so much potential for great change in the political landscape after the November elections.
The question really is, “what additional information should our company release?”
This blog is for those who want to take advantage of the political season to get to know candidates and develop relationships, but who cannot make political contributions.
Thirty-nine states have enacted 130 new campaign finance laws since the completion of the 2012 election cycle. If you have not yet done so for the current cycle, please review your political giving program with your legal counsel to ensure it remains compliant.
On the worldwide stage, the U.S. ranks 93rd out of 139 countries in the number of women in our national legislature and this year there are 1,781, or 24.1%, of the 7,383 U.S. state legislators that are women. Perhaps state and local have eclipsed national as the new focus.
Tomorrow’s election will touch every American as citizens elect a President, US Senators, Members of Congress, Governors, Attorneys General and more than 6,000 state legislators. The state ballots will also include more than 150 questions–initiatives and referenda–addressing a vast array of public policy issues.
On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a Montana state law that banned corporate political expenditures. In a 5-4 decision, the court reaffirmed its Citizens United decision in American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock. Rather than hearing the case, though, the majority simply reversed a Montana Supreme Court ruling that had held the state law constitutional.