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Republican Wave Capsizes Democrats

Update 9:39 a.m. ET

After a day of double-checking partisan composition numbers in the more than 6,000 legislative races this year, the extent of Republican success in legislative and governor’s elections is mostly clear. Suffice it to say, it was a banner election for the GOP.

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StateVote 2014: Results From Races, Ballot Measures

Are you results-oriented? If so, NCSL’s StateVote 2014 has what you need: results from this week’s midterm elections.

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Category: NCSL, Elections
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GOP Tightens Reins on Governorships

Republicans strengthened their grip on the nation’s governorships Tuesday, extending their executive control to at least 32 states.

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Ballot Measures: Yes on Wages and Weed, No on GMOS and Voting

The voters have spoken. They want higher minimum wages, freer access to marijuana, the right to hunt—including bears in Maine—and to show respect to veterans and members of the military.

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Arkansas Voters Only Ones to Decide on Ethics Measure

Depending on the year, NCSL’s Center for Ethics in Government tracks between 600 and 900 state ethics and lobbying bills annually. In 2014, we’re only tracking one measure on Election Day.

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Ebola, Public Health and NCSL Quarantine Resources

When a traveler from West Africa was diagnosed with Ebola on Sept. 30 in Dallas, NCSL’s web page summarizing state laws on quarantine and isolation began trending in a curious way.

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NCSL: Your Source for State Results and Analysis

With 147 ballot questions, including 35 citizen initiatives, 6,049 state legislative seats up for election around the country and 36 states with governor’s races, NCSL is your comprehensive source for sorting out the results on Election Night.

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Historical Legislative Election Trends Encouraging for GOP

Of the 88 chambers holding elections this year, only 17 are legitimately in play for both parties, far fewer than the 24 chambers that were competitive in 2012 or the 27 in the 2010 midterm election.

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Colorado Taxpayers May See First TABOR Refunds in 15 Years

As Colorado’s economy rebounds in the aftermath of the Great Recession, taxpayers may receive a tax refund courtesy of the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights.

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New Online Tool Helps You 'Get to the Polls'

Now, there’s a new online tool that can help voters find all the information they need.

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This blog offers updates on the National Conference of State Legislatures' research and training, the latest on federalism and the state legislative institution, and posts about state legislators and legislative staff. The blog is edited by NCSL staff and written primarily by NCSL's experts on public policy and the state legislative institution.

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