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2018 referendum

Nashville Considers an Independent Police Oversight Board

This article is part of our series previewing 2018 local elections.  In the wake of a Nashville police officer shooting and killing Jocques Clemmons, a Black man who was running away, community groups have put a referendum on the November ballot to create an independent board empowered to investigate police misconduct. Clemmons’s mother led the […]

2018 Election: Oklahoma Legalizes Medical Marijuana

But prospect of a vote on recreational marijuana unexpectedly fades. This article is part of the Political Report’s coverage of criminal justice in the 2018 elections. In a June 26 referendum, Oklahomans approved Question 788, which legalizes the medical use of marijuana, 57 percent to 43 percent. This expansive measure enables doctors to license the use […]