Prop 19 and Beyond: From Pot to Taxes – The Most Important Ballot Initiatives of 2010

By: Tuesday October 12, 2010 2:35 pm

In addition to deciding the makeup of Congress, selecting several governors, and a weighing a host of local races, voters across the country will be voting on 159 statewide ballot measures, of which about 60 are more interesting than bland bond measures. Of these propositions, there are a handful that I believe could have a national or even international impact.


WA Ballot Measures Polling Under 50% – So Much for That Anti-Tax, Less Government Wave

By: Thursday September 16, 2010 8:45 am

People have tried to depict the Tea Parties as a grassroots movement emerging from a national wave of anger about being overtaxed, combined with a strong desire to shrink the government. Some will no doubt claim that if Republicans win big this November, it is because Americans really want lower taxes and much less government. But the polling data in Washington State, at least, doesn’t seem to bear that out.

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