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Here Are the Most Consequential State and Local Ballot Measures

Voters in some states will have a direct say on abortion rights, cannabis and the minimum wage in Tuesday’s midterm elections.

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As elected officials nationwide remain deadlocked on some of the biggest issues facing the country, voters are again turning to a democratic bypass: ballot measures.

Citizens in 37 states are weighing in on everything from abortion to marijuana this Election Day, in measures that have either been referred by state legislatures for a popular vote or backed by voters themselves through successful petition campaigns.