NCSL StateVote 2018 Post-Election Briefing

Nov. 9, 2018 | Washington, D.C.

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The upcoming election will be the most closely watched political moment in years. Join state legislative leaders and NCSL policy analysts for a post-election discussion about what the outcome means for states, and what to expect in the upcoming legislative sessions.  

The event will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, from 8:45-11 a.m. at the National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C.  

Watch a livestream of the briefing on Facebook starting at 8:50 a.m. ET Friday.

Visit the 2018 NCSL StateVote page for analysis and discussion of all things related to Election 2018 and what it means for state policy in the coming year.

The StateVote post-election briefing is sponsored by NCSL and the Cook Political Report. 

2018 NCSL StateVote Post-Election Meeting| Nov. 9, 2018
8-8:45 a.m. Please join us for a networking breakfast for all NCSL Foundation sponsors before the start of the program.
8:15-8:45 a.m. On-site Registration
8:45-8:50 a.m. 

Welcome and Introductions



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

8:50-9:30 a.m. 

2018 State Election Analysis: Trends and Outcomes



Tim Storey, NCSLTim Storey, NCSL

NCSL's Tim Storey will discuss the outcome of state legislative elections andhowit will affect legislative and state control.


What Happened in the Governors' Races



Jennifer DuffyJennifer Duffy, The Cook Political Report

Jennifer Duffy, a senior editor at The Cook Political Report, will discuss the outcome of the 36 gubernatorial contests that were decided Nov. 6.

9:30-10 a.m. 

2018 Statewide Ballot Measures



Wendy UnderhillWendy Underhill, NCSL

NCSL's Wendy Underhill will review the scores of statewide ballot measure that appeared on the November ballot and offers analysis on how voters responded.

10-11 a.m. 

The States' Agenda for 2019



Stacy HouseholderStacy Householder, NCSL

What issues will legislatures be focused on in 2019? Prominent legislative leaders will preview what they and their peers will tackle in January when sessions convene. They'll also discuss how the election outcomes affect their chambers and legislatures as a whole.




  • 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 Information Online registration

Requires a credit card for those who are required to pay a fee. Confirmations will be sent by email.

Registration Fees

Legislators, legislative staff and NCSL Foundation sponsors: Free
All others: $149
On-site: $200

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Members of the media may register at no charge. Please contact NCSL’s Media and Public Affairs division with further questions or concerns.