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2022 Ohio Primary Election Results

2022-05-11T14:12:10-04:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/aceshot Ohio held its 2022 primary election on Tuesday, May 3.  On the ballot in the Buckeye State’s primary election were races for Ohio Governor and the U.S. Senate, among others. Here are the 2022 Ohio Primary Election results. Governor Incumbent Governor Mike DeWine (R) bested three primary challengers in the Republican primary [...]

2022 Ohio Primary Election Results2022-05-11T14:12:10-04:00

Same-Day Voter Registration: 2022 Legislative Update

2022-03-29T22:34:33-04:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/Torsten Asmus Texas voters have already submitted their ballots for the 2022 primary election. More states have their primary elections on the horizon. With the 2022 primary election season nearly upon us, many voters have questions to ask, including whether their state is an open or closed primary, when the election is, and [...]

Same-Day Voter Registration: 2022 Legislative Update2022-03-29T22:34:33-04:00

2021 Election Results: Virginia, New Jersey, & More

2021-11-03T18:11:53-04:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Prawny & Tumisu from Pixabay  As you know from our pre-election coverage, Virginia and New Jersey are notable this year because they held their gubernatorial and state legislative elections this week (except the Virginia Senate).  Before Tuesday’s elections, many within both parties viewed the two gubernatorial elections as precursors [...]

2021 Election Results: Virginia, New Jersey, & More2021-11-03T18:11:53-04:00

Election Day 2021 Preview & Outlook: Virginia and New Jersey

2021-11-01T16:29:14-04:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Debi Brady & mohamed Hassan from Pixabay  After several weeks of voting, tomorrow is the last day that polls are open for the 2021 elections across the country.  While this year is not a presidential election or even Congressional midterm election year, voters will decide many critical state and [...]

Election Day 2021 Preview & Outlook: Virginia and New Jersey2021-11-01T16:29:14-04:00

September 17th Edition of the DMGS State Capital Weekly Recap: Cash Bail, Redistricting, Marijuana, and Newsom Survives the California Recall

2021-09-17T16:50:31-04:00

Digital collage image and collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Gordon Johnson, Clker-Free-Vector-Images, & Paula Wood from Pixabay    A lot of focus was spent this week on California Governor Gavin Newsom surviving a recall election effort, but lawmakers and other governors across the country were also busy this week on issues ranging from COVID-19 to [...]

September 17th Edition of the DMGS State Capital Weekly Recap: Cash Bail, Redistricting, Marijuana, and Newsom Survives the California Recall2021-09-17T16:50:31-04:00

Pennsylvania 2021 Primary Election Results

2021-05-21T10:49:30-04:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Tumisu & Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay  The Pennsylvania 2021 primary election results are in! The Keystone State held its primary election on Tuesday, May 18.  Races on the ballot this year ranged from ballot questions to statewide judicial candidates to special elections to local races such as school board, mayor, [...]

Pennsylvania 2021 Primary Election Results2021-05-21T10:49:30-04:00

Ranked Choice Voting Legislation: 2021 Updates

2021-05-18T08:06:00-04:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Andreas Breitling & amberzen from Pixabay  Last year, DMGS covered ranked choice voting and the states that either use the voting system or were looking to implement it via ranked choice voting legislation, or RCV legislation.  Almost every state uses the same first-past-the-post voting system. In this winner-take-all method, voters can [...]

Ranked Choice Voting Legislation: 2021 Updates2021-05-18T08:06:00-04:00

Gubernatorial & State Legislative Race Updates

2020-11-04T10:36:17-05:00

UPDATED: 11:30 a.m. EST, 11/11/2020 As you know, heading into the 2020 elections, there are 36 trifectas: 15 Democratic and 21 Republican. The other 14 states are under divided government, meaning they have neither a Democratic nor a Republican trifecta. How have election results changed the partisan control in each state? We will be updating [...]

Gubernatorial & State Legislative Race Updates2020-11-04T10:36:17-05:00

What Time Do Polls Close In Each State?

2020-11-03T14:57:46-05:00

DMGS Highlights In order to win, a presidential candidate needs to reach 270 electoral votes. There are 538 total electoral votes.Despite polls closing at a certain time, results may not be known as quickly as normal due to the high volume of mail-in ballots. Find out what times polls will close in every state in [...]

What Time Do Polls Close In Each State?2020-11-03T14:57:46-05:00

Ranked-Choice Voting: 2020 Edition

2020-10-21T14:36:06-04:00

Which states are looking to implement Ranked-Choice Voting? DMGS Article Highlights Ranked-choice voting is an alternative to the standard “first-past-the-post” method most of the United States uses.Maine is the only state with ranked-choice voting for statewide and congressional races, but some municipalities across the country do as well.Other states are looking to implement or expand [...]

Ranked-Choice Voting: 2020 Edition2020-10-21T14:36:06-04:00
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