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In Memoriam: Redistricting Pioneer Tom Hofeller

With a curmudgeonly nature leavened by a twinkle in his eye, Tom Hofeller was one of the nation’s best brains when it came to thinking spatially and legally. In other words, he was a redistricter par excellence.

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Do Election Primary Snafus Portend November Troubles?

As of last Tuesday, 40 states have held their primary elections, meaning we are most of the way through primary season—and are fast approaching November’s general election.

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Counting, Citizenship Questions Abound for Census Official at Summit

Los Angeles—In a fiery session at the recent NCSL Legislative Summit, James Whitehorne, chief of the redistricting and voting rights office of the U.S. Census Bureau, faced questions from an overflowing room touching on all aspects of the 2020 Census.

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From Redistricting to Right to Work: This Year’s Ballot Measures (So Far)

Missouri voters’ repeal of a right-to-work law was the highest-profile result of a dozen ballot measures decided during the primary season. The remaining ballot issues will be on general election ballots in November.

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States Taking Election Cybersecurity Seriously

Los Angeles—If you have only been reading news headlines about vote-hacking risks or Russian interference, it might be easy to conclude that America has been sitting on its hands when it comes to election security since 2016.

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Redistricting School's Not Out For Summer

Los Angeles—I got schooled last week at NCSL’s Summit—schooled on how redistricting really works, as opposed to the textbook “How a Bill Becomes a Law” version.

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In Ohio's 12th, It Ain't Over Till It's Over

There’s a bit of a kerfuffle over the results of Ohio’s 12th District special election this week, a close race between Democratic Franklin county recorder Danny O’Connor, and Republican state Senator Troy Balderson.

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Fewer Chambers in Play, But GOP's Historic Advantage Threatened

Los Angeles—Heading into the 2018 midterm election, America is as politically polarized as it’s been in decades.

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Historical Horses, Lots of Policy on Voters' Ballots

Los Angeles—A potpourri of public policy issues ranging from fiscal to social, electoral and much more, await voters in the upcoming elections

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The Blue Wave Is Coming, But Pollsters Can't Say How High

Los Angeles—Strange and surprising. That’s about as good a summary of this year’s midterm election landscape as you’ll get, in the view of pollsters Kristen Soltis Anderson and Margie Omero, who made the final General Session presentation at NCSL’s Legislative Summit.

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