Turnout in Oregon Is Looking Good So Far for Marijuana Legalization

By: Friday October 31, 2014 12:37 pm

Oregon votes entirely by mail so the election is more of a rolling process than a single event. This allows the process to be monitored to get an impression of what the final result will be. Figures from the Oregon Secretary of State paint a picture that is mostly positive for Measure 91, the legalization ballot [...]

Poll Confirms Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot Can Drive Turnout

By: Wednesday March 26, 2014 7:10 am

There is now more evidence that marijuana legalization has the ability to get people out to vote. According to a new George Washington Battleground poll, 69 percent of voters said a legalization ballot initiative would make them more likely to turn out to vote. Among this group 39 percent said it would make them much [...]

In California, Early Voting Boosts Prop 19’s Prospects

By: Monday October 25, 2010 9:30 am

There are some potentially good signs in the California early voting data for Proposition 19, the ballot initiative to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana. Early voting turnout is fairly strong among Democrats and high in the San Francisco Bay area. All polling has shown that the Bay area is the region of the state most [...]

Prop 19: State of the Race

By: Friday October 22, 2010 9:23 am

Bottom line: It’s all going to come down to turnout. Will young voters buck historic midterm trends and show up for Prop 19? As Jon Walker noted, among those who have already sent in their ballots, Prop 19 is narrowly losing. But it leads among those who plan to vote and have not done so. If there was ever a measure in need of a crack turnout operation, this is it. Unfortunately, there never really was one assembled due to lack of resources.

Polling Shows Turnout Will Be Critical to Prop 19′s Success

By: Thursday October 21, 2010 9:15 am

The fate of Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana in California, is still very much up in the air. Depending on which most recent polls you look at, the measure is either winning by a few points or losing by a few points. Looking into the crosstabs of the polling on this proposition, it is [...]

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