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Initiative fee hike bill moves forward

Proponents of a bill to raise the cost of filing a California ballot initiative have lowered their proposed fee from $8,000 to $2,500.

According to the Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee, the state’s $200 filing fee, originally introduced in 1943 and never raised, would be equivalent to “somewhere between $2,500 and $3,000” in today’s dollars. 52 more words

Sacramento Update

Constitutional amendment not possible after announcement of Senate polling schedule: Sherry Rehman

KARACHI, February 24: Sherry Rehman, Vice President of Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians has said that PPP stood against horse-trading in every sense, and welcome cooperation to strengthen democracy but a Constitutional amendment at this stage is not possible after announcement of Senate polling schedule. 63 more words

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Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake: Here’s how Democrats win back the Senate in 2016. And it’s surprisingly simple.

Washington Post: The Senate map is Democrats’ friend in the 2016 cycle. They are defending only 10 seats while Republicans have two dozen of their own seats to hold. 140 more words

Politics

Bill Cassidy defeats Mary Landrieu in Louisiana runoff

Swells Republican majority in Senate; other races give House GOP biggest margin since Truman

BATON ROUGE, La. | Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy handily defeated Democratic Sen. 652 more words

Poleetics

Why Rational People Do Not Vote

After Tuesday’s election, we are now able to see how many Americans turned out to vote during this election cycle. Compared to a voter turnout of 40.9 percent in the 2010 midterms, only 36.6 percent of Americans… 442 more words

Senate Elections