Wednesday, November 9, 2022
The significance of this is big -- even in an election dominated by Republican wins, pro-choice succeeds.
NYT, Abortion on the Ballot 2022 - CA, KY, MI, MT, VT (+ KS from the summer)
the19th, Abortion Initiatives on the Ballot
Voters in California, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana and Vermont weighed in on abortion ballot measures in the general election this year. When combined with this summer’s vote in Kansas, Tuesday set a record for the most abortion initiatives in a single election year.
After a decided victory for abortion rights in Kansas this summer, these midterms previewed more measures that could come in the next few years, as state lawmakers navigate what limits — or protections — they can place on abortion, and what must be put to voters.