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First Thing on Illinois Ballot – Questions, Not Candidates

In addition to electing candidates, Illinois voters will be weighing in on five ballot questions.

11/04/2014

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Missouri Judge Hearing Ballot Measure Challenges

Lawsuits are challenging the ballot summaries for measures that would enhance the right to bear arms and impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax for transportation projects.

06/26/2014

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New Rules for Initiative Petitions

Critics of the bill say the requirement could make it harder for grass-roots campaigns to get questions on the ballot without raising large amounts of money.

04/26/2012

Illinois House

Rhetoric Heats Up Over Illinois State Pension Benefits

Illinois House Republicans voted unanimously to make it harder to increase state worker pension benefits.

04/19/2012

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