VOTERS DEREGULATE ABORTION & WEED
Voters in all five states where abortion-related questions were on the ballot Tuesday — California Vermont, Michigan, Vermont, Kentucky and Montana — chose to secure access to the procedure or reject further limits.
- Meanwhile, “deep red” states pushed back on the national trend toward marijuana legalization, with voters in Arkansas, North Dakota and South Dakota rejecting ballot measures to allow recreational use.
- In Maryland and Missouri, voters approved legalization measures.
DEAD DEMOCRAT REELECTED IN LANDSLIDE
It was that kind of night for Democrats: Pennsylvania state Rep. Tony DeLuca sailed to reelection with 85% of the vote despite having passed away in October at age 85.
- The Democrat’s postmortem victory will trigger a special election to fill his seat.