February 3, 2016

Ballot Initiative Strategy Center (BISC), Supports Maine Minimum Wage and Public Education Initiatives on Ballot this November

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November 4, 2015

Voters support campaign finance reform and redistricting in off-year ballot initiatives

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October 26, 2015

Three initiatives to watch this November

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November 5, 2014

Ballot Measures Give Frustrated Voters a Chance to Make their Voices Heard

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October 15, 2014

Key voters prefer ballot measures to candidates

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February 26, 2016

A Winning Strategy for Working Families – February 26, 2016

Voter frustration has reached a tipping point in 2016. Polls continue to show that voters are concerned about the economy and the direction this country is going. The message is clear: Americans think our system is rigged, and economic inequality …

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December 28, 2015

Thinking Beyond One Election Cycle and a $10-Per-Hour Minimum Wage – April 23, 2014

Pundits and reporters all over the nation are in a rush to write a very particular story when it comes to the minimum wage. The question they keep asking is will minimum wage ballot measures help Democrats in the midterm …

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The Cost of Playing Defense on Women’s Health – July 9, 2014

Over the last 10 years, there have been 14 statewide ballot measures attacking women’s health. These attacks, taken as a whole, reveal an extremist position that voters have consistently rejected. Take for example, the so-called “personhood” laws. These laws are …

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Voters Choose Progressive Path on Ballot Measures – November 5, 2014

From the media coverage and pundit reactions to yesterday’s election results, you would think that progressives should just call it quits. No doubt what happened for Democrats across the country on Tuesday wasn’t ideal and there’s plenty of work still …

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