Colorado rejected an amendment to the Colorado constitution which would have set that if any candidate in a primary or general election for state office directs more than $1 million in support of his or her own election, then every candidate for that office in the same election may accept five times the amount of campaign contributions normally allowed.
"[The measure] would eliminate the constitutional right of local citizens to govern their sheriff, tax collector, property appraiser, supervisor of elections, and the management of county finances", the Florida Association of Counties said in statement.
More than a million felons in Florida will soon have the right to vote, thanks to Amendment 4, but there are questions about how it will work. Marissa Alexander, who was convicted of aggravated assault in 2012 for firing a warning shot at her husband, who she said abused her, has advocated for the the amendment to restore former felons' right to vote.
All U.S. states except for ME and Vermont bar felons from voting while they are incarcerated, but most restore that right when the inmate is released or following a period of parole or probation. I think how we did it was also helpful.
Throughout the campaign, the ballot measure gained star-studded support from the likes of "Orange Is The New Black" author Piper Chapman, John Legend, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, NFL stars like Warrick Dunn and even the Koch-backed Freedom Partners.
MI also passed a law significantly changing the way the state's political lines are drawn for congressional and state legislative districts. In 2016, more than 418,000 black people, or or 17.9 percent of potential black voters in Florida couldn't vote due to their past felony convictions, according to Vox.
According to the Florida state department, roughly 13 million citizens are registered to vote, with both Republicans and Democrats having almost 5 million party members each.
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Missouri approved Amendment 1, which will employ a nonpartisan state demographer chosen from a panel selected by the state auditor to redraw district boundaries and submit those maps to the house and senate commissions.
By 11 p.m. Tuesday, it had only garnered 58 percent of votes. "Visit buff.ly/2PlRl9L to find your polling location, and keep in mind to bring your current, valid photo ID with a signature".
North Carolina approved a Voter ID Amendment to require that voters present ID at polls. The law will have an outsize effect on the African-American population, who are arrested and incarcerated at a higher rate than any other group. African-Americans also tend to overwhelmingly vote for Democrats.
Several states, including New Jersey and DE, have already entered the sports betting market since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on the controversial pastime last May. PIX11 interviewed two men who were able to cast their ballot Tuesday because of that change. Currently, the constitution reads that "every citizen" of the USA can vote, according to Ballotpedia.
Wayne Thorley, the deputy secretary of state for elections, explained to NPR member station Reno Public Radio that an automatic registration system can improve timeliness and accuracy of voter rolls.
This Utah proposal, which is now tied 50 percent to 50 percent with 73 percent of ballots reporting, would create an independent commission appointed by the governor and legislative commission to draw Utah's congressional and legislative boundaries after the census every 10 years.