Chronicling the Country’s Fragmented Elections

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There are thousands of public officials, elected on vastly varying schedules, with decisive roles in policy-making. Our cheat sheets and databases offer readers a collection of resources that clarify who has the power to do what, and how they come to be in power in the first place. Stay tuned for much more in months ahead.

Created in 2018 by Daniel Nichanian, What’s on the Ballot integrated Bolts in 2022.

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