Election results 2016

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We’ll be updating this post throughout the day with the election results that matter most to educators and students.

Oregon Governor

Kate Brown has won the Governor election in Oregon.
Learn more: Oregon governor’s race: Kate Brown defeats Bud Pierce

Nevada US Senate

Catherine Cortez Masto becomes the first Latina elected to the Senate.
Read more: Catherine Cortez Masto Wins Nevada Senate Race

Colorado Amendment 70 – Minimum Wage

Colorado voters have passed Amendment 70, which will increase the minimum wage to $12 by 2020.

Arizona Proposition 206 – Minimum Wage

Arizona has approved Proposition 2016 which will increase the minimum wage to $10 in January and $12 by 2020.
Learn more: Prop. 206: Arizona voters approve $12 minimum wage

Georgia Amendment 1 – School Takeovers

Georgia has voted NO on Amendment 1 and rejected school takeovers.
Learn more: Georgia educators speak out against state school takeover measure

Massachusetts Question 2 – Charter Schools

Massachusetts has voted NO on Question 2, retains the cap on charter schools.

US Senate seat for Illinois

Congratulations to Tammy Duckworth on her win in Illiinois.
Illinois Education Association endorsement of Duckworth

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