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In the Hunt for Votes – Bears, Wolves and the Right to Hunt on the Ballot

While states across the country and NCSL staff prepare for the election season, hunters across the country gear up for fall hunting seasons—many of which are well underway.

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A Day in the Life of a Rural Texas Elections Administrator

There are no shortcuts to running an election, especially when your county is the largest in Texas.

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Voters to Decide on 147 Statewide Ballot Measures

Voters in 40 states and the District of Columbia will  face 137 statewide ballot measures—those policy questions on which voters get to be the final deciders.

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There's an Elections App for That!

In a bid to make election information more accessible to a population that spends more and more of its time staring at a smart phone screen, election jurisdictions across the country are creating apps for smart phones that provide voters with essential information about the upcoming election.

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Tax Measures on the Ballot in Nine States

Tax-related ballot measures have been certified to appear on Election Day ballots in nine states.

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Voting Issues Going to the Voters

When it comes to election administration, campaign finance, primaries and redistricting, the law of the land is generally determined by state lawmakers. However, these decisions can also be made by voters.

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Five States to Vote on Minimum Wage

Voters in five states will weigh in on minimum wage ballot issues on Nov. 4.

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Wagering on Elections? Not a Smart Bet

Think twice before betting on elections. This is considered a crime in 21 states.

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Wisconsin Latest to Ask Voters for Photo ID

Wisconsin is the 32nd state to ask voters to show an ID at the polls.

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Turning up ways to boost voter turnout

There’s an old joke I’ve heard one time too many. It goes like this: A politician is asked to respond to an election with turnout so low that only three voters showed up. The response: “Fine, as long as two of them vote for me.”

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