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=====Ballotpedia's original research and reports=====
 
=====Ballotpedia's original research and reports=====
*[[Ballotpedia's Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections]] ''Annual report''
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* [[Ballotpedia's Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections]] ''Annual report''
*[http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/images/Anti-Incumbency_Voting_Patterns_in_State_Legislative_Primaries.pdf Anti-Incumbency Voting Patterns in State Legislative Primaries] ''July 2012''
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* [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States]] ''May 2013''
*[[Gubernatorial Power Comparison, 2012]] ''July 2012''
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* [http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/images/Anti-Incumbency_Voting_Patterns_in_State_Legislative_Primaries.pdf Anti-Incumbency Voting Patterns in State Legislative Primaries] ''July 2012''
*[[County election website evaluations]] ''March 2012''
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* [[Gubernatorial Power Comparison, 2012]] ''July 2012''
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* [[County election website evaluations]] ''March 2012''
 
* [[2011 Briefing Tour of the American West]] ''September 2011''
 
* [[2011 Briefing Tour of the American West]] ''September 2011''
*[[Breakdown: Ballotpedia dissects lawsuits challenging 2011 and 2012 ballot measures]] ''July 2011''
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* [[Breakdown: Ballotpedia dissects lawsuits challenging 2011 and 2012 ballot measures]] ''July 2011''
 
* [[Continued analysis of ballot measures reveals emphasis on spending issues]] ''September 2010''
 
* [[Continued analysis of ballot measures reveals emphasis on spending issues]] ''September 2010''
 
* [[2010 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy]] ''August 2010''
 
* [[2010 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy]] ''August 2010''

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