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State Elections 2020: What the Voters Said

There is a lot at play in state elections this year. What will voters say? As always, NCSL is ready to share a full breakdown of what the election outcomes mean for states. Join us Thursday, Nov. 12 for this unique post-election analysis and discussion.

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Six Policy Decision Points on Absentee/Mail Voting

This brief explores six distinct policy decision points that can affect how smoothly a large volume of absentee/mail voting can be processed―application deadlines, drop boxes, ballot receipt and postmark deadlines, ballot processing and signature cure periods.

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Election 2020: State Legislative Races and Statewide Ballot Measures

While there is intense focus on the presidential contest and the fate of the U.S. Senate as Election Day approaches, critical contests are also underway for the control of state legislative chambers. Hear from Tim Storey, the executive director of NCSL, and Mandy Zoch, an NCSL expert on statewide ballot measures as they share their perspectives.

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State Legislator Demographics

This new interactive webpage builds on NCSL’s previous research on the demographics of state legislators and allows users to compare data from 2015 to that from 2020. The analysis covers the gender, race/ethnicity, education, age and religion of legislators across the country.

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Our American States

The “Our American States” podcast is where you hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures, the people in them, the politics that compel them, and the important work of democracy.

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Read the Latest in our New Digital Newsroom

Find the latest news on state policy, politics and personalities in State Legislatures magazine, now in a digital format.

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State elections 2020: Gambling ballot measures

As they head the polls to cast their votes, citizens in four states will consider measures to expand gambling opportunities, weighing the potential benefits of new state revenue and a more successful casino industry against the possibility of increased gambling addiction issues in their communities.