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Nov 3, 2020, 10:24pm EST
  • November 19, 2020

    Alaska voters adopt ranked-choice voting in ballot initiative

    The voting reform measure is meant to combat polarization and increase voter choice.

  • November 11, 2020

    America’s war on drugs has failed. Oregon is showing a way out.

    Oregon’s voters have forced significant reforms to end the war on drugs.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results: Nevada renewable energy ballot initiative

    Voters could require the state’s electricity supplies to shift to 50 percent renewable energy by 2030.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results: Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood

    Puerto Rico’s statehood referendum isn’t binding, but proponents hope to pressure Congress into action.

  • November 4, 2020

    Puerto Ricans have voted in favor of statehood. Now it’s up to Congress.

    Congress hasn’t taken steps to admit Puerto Rico as the 51st state.

  • November 4, 2020

    Nevada voters seal renewable energy goals in their state constitution

    The state will target 50 percent renewables by 2030.

  • November 4, 2020

    Colorado voters approve compact seeking to neutralize the Electoral College

    The National Popular Vote compact scores a win.

  • November 4, 2020

    Los Angeles voters just delivered a huge win for the defund the police movement 

    LA’s "Yes on J" campaign flipped the message from defunding cops to investing in everything else. It worked brilliantly.

  • November 4, 2020

    Massachusetts voters reject ranked-choice voting in ballot initiative

    Supporters of the initiative hoped it would depolarize the state’s elections.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results for Mississippi’s new state flag ballot initiative

    Mississippi’s old flag had the Confederate emblem. Its new one could salute the past while addressing historical wrongs.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results for 2020’s marijuana legalization ballot measures

    If all of this year’s marijuana ballot measures are approved, weed will be legal for more than one-third of Americans.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results for California’s Proposition 22 on ride-hailing drivers

    Californians will vote on whether ride-hailing drivers should be independent contractors or full-time employees.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results for psychedelic drugs ballot initiatives

    Oregon might create a medical psychedelics program. Washington, DC, could decriminalize psychedelic plants and fungi.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results for California’s data privacy ballot initiative

    California already has America’s strongest data privacy law. It may get even stronger.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results for California’s ballot measure on restoring affirmative action

    Proposition 16 could restore affirmative action in the state.

  • November 4, 2020

    Affirmative action just lost in California — again

    The state will maintain its ban on using the controversial practice in hiring and admissions decisions.

  • November 4, 2020

    California just strengthened its digital privacy protections even more

    Are federal privacy laws next?

  • November 4, 2020

    San Francisco hasn’t defunded its police force yet — but just voted to make it smaller

    Voters decided to eliminate a longtime police staffing mandate.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results for 2 key abortion ballot initiatives

    How Louisiana and Colorado voters decide on their abortion ballot measures could have major effects on Americans outside their states.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results: Ballot initiatives on democracy reform

    Ballot initiatives on ranked-choice voting, neutralizing the Electoral College, and more.

  • November 4, 2020

    Live results for 2020’s criminal justice ballot initiatives

    Voters are being asked whether they want to scale back mass incarceration.

  • November 4, 2020

    Election Day was a major rejection of the war on drugs

    In every state where marijuana legalization or another drug policy reform was on the ballot, it won.

  • November 4, 2020

    Voters approve legal marijuana in South Dakota

    South Dakota voters just said yes to legalizing marijuana for recreational and medical purposes.

  • November 4, 2020

    Montana just voted to legalize marijuana

    Montana voters just approved two marijuana legalization measures.

  • November 4, 2020

    California has rejected a major gig economy reform, leaving workers without employee protections

    In a victory for companies like Uber and Lyft, California will classify ride-hailing drivers as independent contractors.