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Arkansas

Proposed amendment would change how salaries are set for lawmakers in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – A proposed Arkansas constitutional amendment would give lawmakers more control over setting their salaries. House Joint Resolution 1001 would add constitutional amendment to the 2024 ballot. If lawmakers pass the resolution, and voters approve the constitutional amendment, the Arkansas Independent Citizens Commission would be eliminated, according to our content-sharing partner. […]

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Alaska

Alaska’s Constitutional Convention spending spree | #alaska | #politics

This is the first part in an exclusive weekly series of articles in The Fulcrum by J.H. Snider on Alaska’s 2022 periodic constitutional convention referendum divided into four parts. Part I describes the spending spree over the referendum. Part II will propose a deterrence theory to explain the extraordinary amount the no side spent. Part […]

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Arkansas

Liz Cheney talks about democracy at Crystal Bridges

Caryl Stern, left, asked questions Monday of Rep. Liz Cheney about democracy and growing up as the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney. Photo: Worth Sparkman/Axios The same day the Jan. 6 panel voted to refer former President Trump to the Department of Justice on criminal charges, committee member Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) traveled […]

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Alabama

All proposed amendments to Alabama Constitution pass in midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

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Alabama

Alabama constitutional amendment on ballot will help protect integrity of future elections | News | #elections | #alabama

We are now less than 30 days to the Nov. 8 general elections in Alabama. There will be a lot of statewide and local races for voters to choose when they go to the polls. However, down the ballot after the candidates for office, there are also 10 amendments to the Alabama Constitution to be […]

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Alabama

Constitutional changes on 2022 election ballot | #elections | #alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – The general election is days away and Alabamians will soon get to vote for a reorganization of the constitution. One proposal on the upcoming ballot will remove racist language that remains in official writing. Attorney and professor at Alabama A&M University Dr. Will Nevin said this is a step in the […]

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Alabama

Voters to see changes on November ballot | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Sarah Swetlik al.com A reworked version of Alabama’s 121-year-old Constitution will appear on ballots in November, giving voters the opportunity to ratify the changes, a panel of lawmakers and legislative advocates reminded residents Tuesday. The proposed Alabama Constitution of 2022 is a recompiled version of Alabama’s current constitution, which was initially passed in 1901. On […]

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Alabama

Alabama voters to decide on removing racist language from Constitution | Don’t Miss This | #elections | #alabama

MONTGOMERY — In less than five weeks, voters will decide on renaming and updating Alabama’s Constitution, which proposes removing racist and outdated provisions. The state’s Constitution has been amended nearly 1,000 times since its establishment in 1901 and lawmakers said the updated proposal seeks to reorganize the historic document. If the majority of voters vote […]

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Alabama

Simechak, Michalic to talk elections at DCRP meet | #elections | #alabama

STAFF REPORTS OZARK-The Dale County Republican Party will meet Monday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. at Hoppergrass Restaurant in Ozark. Speakers for this last meeting before the Tuesday, Nov. 1 election are Matt Simechak, an attorney in Ozark, and Dale County Probate Judge Sharon Ard Michalic. Simechak will explain the Alabama constitutional amendments that will […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas’ proposed constitutional vote change

Arkansas voters will decide in November if a simple majority of ballots cast continues to have the power to make amendments to the state’s constitution. State of play: There are four issues on the state ballot, including No. 2, known as the “Constitutional Amendment and Ballot Initiative Reform Amendment.” Sponsored by Rep. David Ray (R-Maumelle) […]

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