NCSL to Host Post-Election Briefing on Nov. 9


NCSL press release Washington, D.C.—The stakes are high in 2018 with 6,069 state legislative seats up for grabs and close to 166 ballot questions this November.

Join the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) StateVote elections team, in cooperation with the Cook Political Report to hear from analysts and national political experts for a post-election discussion, Friday, Nov. 9, 8:45-11 a.m., The National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C., about what the outcome will mean for states, and what to expect in the upcoming legislative sessions.

Attendees at the post-election briefing will hear from a variety of speakers, including:

8:45-8:50 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions

  • Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-Ill.), president of NCSL

8:50-9:30 a.m. | 2018 State Election Analysis: Trends and Outcomes

  • Tim Storey, NCSL
  • Jennifer Duffy, The Cook Political Report

9:30-10 a.m. | 2018 Statewide Ballot Measures

  • Wendy Underhill, NCSL

10-11 a.m. | The States' Agenda for 2019

  • Senate President Larry Obhof (R), Ohio
  • Senate President Pro Tem Teresa Ruiz (D), New Jersey
  • Speaker Scott Saiki (D), Hawaii
  • Senate President Susan Wagle (R), Kansas

Registration is required, but free to credentialed members of the media. You can register here.

On-site registration for media is available but advanced registration is highly encouraged. Please review NCSL’s media policy before registering.


NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system.