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Ballot Question Voters Say 'Yes' To Drugs, 'No' To Ranked Choice Voting,' And Much More

Election material is shown at a ballot Zoom party to go over measures up for a vote this election on Oct. 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
Election material is shown at a ballot Zoom party to go over measures up for a vote this election on Oct. 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

There’s a lot we still don’t know about the 2020 election, but among the things we do is New Jerseyans have voted yes to legalizing recreational marijuana, Uber and other gig economy companies in California do not have to classify workers as employees, and Massachusetts will not unveil ranked-choice voting any time soon.

The decisions were among the many state-wide initiatives included on ballots in 32 states. Josh Altic, a project director at Ballotpedia, joins host Robin Young to discuss this year’s ballot question results and why they matter.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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