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2017 Election

May 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
Ten St. Louis organizations worked together to pin down mayoral candidates on concrete questions about racial equity—but first they had come to consensus on what issues to focus on.
Shelterforce Magazine
November 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
The environment and climate change may not be top issues in the nation's hotly contested gubernatorial contests next Tuesday, but their outcomes can cause policy changes. Take North Carolina and the election of Roy Cooper, a Democrat, two years ago.
The Charlotte Observer
November 14, 2017, 7am PST
A long list of projects—from roads to projects to libraries and other cultural facilities—will benefit from a $937 million bond initiative approved by voters earlier this month in Denver.
The Denver Post
November 13, 2017, 1pm PST
A movement initiated by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) to join the East Coast carbon cap-and-trade program has accelerated with the election of his Democratic lieutenant governor, Ralph Northam, as governor. Similar news is expected from New Jersey.
Washington Examiner
November 9, 2017, 1pm PST
Colorado Springs and El Paso County voters agreed to add the highway widening to a list of projects that a regional transportation authority can fund. They passed an additional funding measure enabling county funds to be spent rather than refunded.
The Gazette
November 8, 2017, 11am PST
Planetizen rounded up all the pertinent results from local and state elections on November 8, 2017. The main theme of the day: voters continue to support local and state sources of infrastructure funding.
Planetizen
November 6, 2017, 12pm PST
Voters around the country will go to the ballot box tomorrow to consider transportation- and infrastructure-related measures.
U.S. News & World Report
October 16, 2017, 12pm PDT
Larger cities in California's second most populous county will be given more power thanks to a bill that reforms the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). One result may be that more public transit measures appear on the ballot.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 8, 2017, 7am PDT
The Denver Post gives a preview of some of the big questions facing Denver voters in November.
The Denver Post