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Where weed will be on the ballot in 2018

Where weed will be on the ballot in 2018Michigan, Utah and Oklahoma are scheduled to hold referendums in 2018 on legalizing marijuana for recreational and medical use, continuing a nationwide trend of increasing acceptance of the drug.



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Gun control on the ballot as activists seek reform through state initiatives

Gun control on the ballot as activists seek reform through state initiativesSome states will present ballot initiatives on gun law reform in November. Three months after 17 people were killed and 17 injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, leading to a national push for reform led by student survivors, the debate has shifted, from Capitol Hill to states across the country. As November’s midterm elections approach, advocates of stricter gun laws hope to place the issue directly into the hands of voters.



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Anti-Semites on the ballot: GOP 'condemns' three contenders with racist views

Anti-Semites on the ballot: GOP 'condemns' three contenders with racist viewsThree Republican candidates in this year’s midterms have been disavowed by the Republican National Committee for their racist and anti-Semitic views — including one who is, according to a local television news poll, the leader to win his party’s nomination for Senate in California.



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GOP Rep. Removed From 2018 Ballot To Appear On It After All

GOP Rep. Removed From 2018 Ballot To Appear On It After AllA federal judge ruled Tuesday that six-term Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn (R),



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GOP Congressman Doug Lamborn Thrown Off The Ballot For 2018

GOP Congressman Doug Lamborn Thrown Off The Ballot For 2018Colorado GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn won't be on the ballot as a Republican in 2018



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Democrats Dominate At The Ballot Box In The Age Of Trump

Democrats Dominate At The Ballot Box In The Age Of TrumpIn the year since Donald Trump became president, Democrats have had a string of successes at the ballot box ― making many Republicans nervous about a potential blue wave in November.



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There Are Huge Obstacles To Casting A Ballot In Alabama's Special Election

There Are Huge Obstacles To Casting A Ballot In Alabama's Special ElectionThe last-minute push to focus on voter turnout in the Alabama special election for a U.S. Senate seat has brought the state’s restrictive voting policies into renewed focus, prompting concern that many eligible voters who wish to cast a vote on Tuesday will not be able to.



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Here’s What Could Happen With Roy Moore And The Alabama Senate Ballot

Here’s What Could Happen With Roy Moore And The Alabama Senate BallotWASHINGTON ― Allegations that Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, sexually assaulted a 14-year-old and sought or maintained relationships with other teenage girls when he was in his early 30s has prompted calls from his fellow Republicans for him to step aside.



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Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assemblyBy Alexandra Ulmer and Anggy Polanco CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela, (Reuters) – Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional super-body that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin a “new era of combat” in the crisis-stricken nation. Maduro, widely disliked for overseeing an unraveling of Venezuela’s economy, has promised the assembly will bring peace by way of a new constitution after four months of opposition protests in which about 120 people have been killed. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley tweeted “Maduro’s sham election is another step toward dictatorship.



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California ballot initiative would require porn actors to wear condoms

Actors in adult films in California would be required to wear condoms during explicit sex scenes under a referendum that qualified for the November 2016 ballot on Wednesday. The measure, based on a similar ballot initiative that passed in Los Angeles three years ago, is backed by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a healthcare and advocacy group devoted to preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said on Wednesday the organization had submitted more than enough valid signatures to get the measure before voters next year.
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