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November 08, 2006

Ballot Questions Politics

Referenda were a mixed bag.

Raising the minimum wage won in all six states where it was on the ballot: Arizona, Colorado, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Ohio.

Banning same-sex marriage appears to have lost in Arizona, but it won in Colorado, Idaho, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, and, I'm sorry to say, here in Wisconsin.

Legalization of marijuana lost in Colorado, Nevada, and South Dakota.

Parental notification lost in Oregon and is losing in California. An outright abortion ban lost in South Dakota.

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