DFA Daily — November 6th

November 6, 2013
By Leah Pickett | 0 comments

Headlines from November 6:

McAuliffe Prevails in Virginia, De Blasio, Christie Win — Bloomberg

And Christie’s win has reignited speculation about his presidential ambitions.

Illinois Lawmakers Pass Same-Sex Marriage Bill — NBC News

Illinois is the 15th state to do so.

Mike Duggan Projected to Win Detroit Mayoral Election — Michigan Live

Duggan's history of turning around struggling organizations appealed to voters. 

Landslide for New York Liberal Bill de Blasio — Politico

De Blasio is the first Democrat to win since the 1980s. He says he’ll end stop-and-frisk.

Landslide Victory for Legal Marijuana in Portland, Maine, 3 Michigan Cities — Seattle Post Intelligencer

Proponents of the measures hope to spur statewide action on the issue.

NJ Voters Approve Constitutional Amendment Raising the Minimum Wage — The Star-Ledger

The amendment also tied future increases to inflation.

Washington State Voters Reject Labeling of GMO Foods— USA Today

The initiative would have made Washington the first in the country to require such labeling.

Alabama Election Results: Bradley Byrne Wins Runoff For Congressional Seat — Huffington Post

In an election that seemed to mirror national fissures in the Republican Party, the Tea Party candidate lost.

Two solid summaries of what happened on Election Day:

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