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Fundraising and Legislating: Two Jobs in One

Anyone who wants to run for office—whether local, state or federal—will probably have to spend a significant time fundraising. And it seems as if the fundraising never stops.

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Elections Technology Mantra: Collaborate

If there’s one major takeaway from the first state visit of NCSL’s Elections 2020 project studying election technology and funding new equipment in states, it’s this: Collaboration is key.

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'Automatic motor voter' registration hits speed bump in New Jersey

New Jersey Governor—and Republican presidential candidate—Chris Christie put “automatic voter registration” on the national radar this week by vetoing sweeping changes to his state's voting laws.

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Voters Give Thumbs Up to Most Ballot Measures

Tuesday was a day of “yeses” at the ballot box, at least in terms of statewide ballot measures, except for legalizing recreational marijuana in Ohio, which got a resounding “no.”

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Legislative Partisan Control Unchanged by Tuesday's Elections

The big news on the legislative front: the status quo was maintained. The map of partisan control did not change—30 states have both chambers controlled by Republicans, Eleven states have both chambers in the hands of Democrats, and eight states have divided legislatures.

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Election Day By the Numbers

Today is Election Day, at least in some places. Here's a rundown by the numbers.

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Are Your State's Voting Machines Developing Aches and Pains?

Among the buzzy election world topics is aging voting equipment across the nation.

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Cajun Primary kicks off election season

Louisiana, which marches to the beat of its own jazzy drummer, kicked off the 2015 election season with Saturday's Cajun Primary.

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Ballot Measures Span Wide Range of Issues

This is a low-volume year with just 26 statewide measures. Yet some of those are standouts, with interest for people beyond state borders.

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Five States Holding Critical Elections

Most Americans are beginning to focus on the 2016 race for the White House and the primaries that start in a few months. However, five states are holding critical state elections in just a few weeks.

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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.