San Francisco’s Tenderloin district is just one story of uneven development and gentrification that has puzzled city policymakers.
Proponents of ranked-choice voting argue that it eliminates voters’ need to choose between the “lesser of two evils” and allows independent candidates to run for office without fear of becoming spoilers.
All of these issues will come to play in the midterm elections in Michigan, a “purple” state that normally votes for democrats in national elections but republicans in local and state elections.
Hunger is a persistent and growing problem throughout Maine. According to USDA statistics released earlier this month, 6.4 percent of the state’s households have faced very low food security—the highest figure in New England and the fifth-highest nationwide.