It's Not Just About the Presidential Election -- State Ballot Questions in November Members Only Content

Aside from the national elections in November, voters in 34 states will be asked to decide on 159 ballot propositions, covering a variety of issues and interests, from taxes to immigration. A number of these propositions will become statutes or amendments to a state’s constitution. There are a number of high profile issues that will come before the voters and several that members should be aware of...

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