Yesterday’s elections were a mixed bag for Democrats. There were positive results for liberals on three key ballot initiatives they cared most about. While the night was generally good for progressive policies at the ballot box, it was not as good a night for Democrats running for office.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 9, 2011 9:00 am|
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday May 18, 2011 12:50 pm|
Earlier this year, Republicans in Ohio pushed through SB 5, which would extremely limit public sector unions’ collective bargaining rights, effectively crippling public labor unions in the state. Ohio unions have been gathering signatures to put the law to a public referendum this November, and a recent poll by Quinnipiac shows that if they manage to get the issue on the ballot, it will likely be repealed.
|By: Eli Tuesday April 5, 2011 6:01 pm|
As odd-year April elections go, tonight’s is actually kind of a big deal. Republicans currently hold a 4-3 majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which will eventually rule on the legality of the procedural end-around that Scott Walker used to strip union workers of their collective bargaining rights. But one of Walker’s most reliable robed [...]