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Understanding the Electorate (All In with Chris Hayes)
Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren says that political parties need to figure out a way to engage voters outside of the electoral cycle if they’re going to increase turnout in the midterms.
Private Equity’s Sunshine Problem (PE Hub)
Chris Witkowsky builds on Roosevelt Institute Fellow Saqib Bhatti’s recent letter to the editor in The New York Times, creating a proposal for some private equity fund terms to be made public.
A Big Night For Minimum Wage Increases (FiveThirtyEight)
Ben Casselman says that voters’ approval of minimum wage increases and Republicans winning statewide office may seem at odds, but these votes stem from the same economic fears.
Three States Could Have Ended Legal Abortion. Only One Did. (MoJo)
Erika Eichelberger reports on the failed personhood measures in Colorado and North Dakota, as well as Tennessee’s successful one, which is expected to lead to extreme anti-choice laws.
Voters in Seattle Just Taxed Themselves to Pay for Preschool for the Poor (WaPo)
Emily Badger looks at one local progressive win from Tuesday’s elections. The Seattle proposition will fully subsidize preschool for families earning up to 300 percent of the poverty level.
New on Next New Deal
Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal reminds us that the Great Recession isn’t actually over. The data explains why voters, still worried about the economy, are expressing such discontent.
Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network Leadership Director Kevin Stump argues that public housing creates an opportunity to bring together resources to help needy students where they live.