Kevon Paynter

Kevon Paynter is the Surdna reporting fellow for YES! Follow him on Twitter @KevonPaynter.

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In at least six states, American voters have the chance to directly enact legislation that would curb corporate lobbyist influence, raise the minimum wage, enact police reforms, or restore voting rights. (Photo: Calvindexter/Getty Images. Illustration by Enkhbayar Munkh-Erdene.) Views
Monday, February 26, 2018
6 States Where Voters Could Push Democracy Forward in the Midterms
The 2018 midterm elections in November present a real chance for Democrats to regain control of the U.S. House, Senate, and many state legislatures. Yet choosing newly elected officials won’t be the only important items on the ballot. In at least six states, American voters have the chance to...
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