national conference of state legislatures
February 25, 2021 -
With census data now set to be released to the states at the end of September, six months later than usual, election officials across the South are scrambling to prevent major redistricting challenges.
January 14, 2016 -
A new report looks at the demographics of state legislatures across the country and finds that in the South they are disproportionately male and more religious. They are also more racially diverse — at least for now.
November 5, 2014 -
After the 2014 mid-term elections, Democrats have a majority in just one state legislative chamber in 13 Southern states: the Kentucky House.
November 30, 2012 -
In the wake of the latest election, the number of state legislatures under one-party control is at a historic high -- and half have partisan supermajorities. What does this mean for the future of politics nationally?
November 7, 2012 -
Republicans won control of the Arkansas Senate and House for the first time since Reconstruction, while strengthening control in many other Southern statehouses. The "Solid South" is increasingly looking solid red.
July 24, 2012 -
More than 30 states have enacted some version of voter ID law in recent years. How much do these laws change voting rules and what impact could they have on the general election?