Tag: local-government

45 How do progressive US political thinkers explain anti-black police discrimination in cities where the population and government are majority black? 2020-09-24T13:18:48.357

41 Why do Americans vote on coroners, magistrates, school directors, and tax collectors? 2017-11-13T13:55:37.873

40 Why does the BBC claim that there is 'no clear winner' in England's 2018 local elections? 2018-05-06T20:50:29.170

32 Why did Berlin freeze the rent prices as opposed to letting the market set the price? 2020-02-26T07:28:30.870

27 "Government transplant" been tried? At what scale, and what were the results? 2019-12-17T05:00:15.233

23 Have Georgia election officials offered an explanation for the alleged "smoking gun" at the State Farm Arena? 2020-12-04T10:22:27.540

19 Do any local/state/provincial/... governments maintain 'embassies' (within or outside their country)? 2020-12-16T11:27:59.823

18 Opposite party turned away from voting when ballot is all opposing party 2019-05-07T12:27:11.853

17 What are the powers of mayors in the US? 2018-05-25T06:50:19.000

12 How is Northern Ireland currently being governed with its executive vacant and its legislature suspended? 2019-01-21T13:37:59.527

8 What state/country, given the right, refuses to reelect any previous governor/president by most consecutive time? 2015-07-27T02:49:29.153

8 Are there any online resources for finding all public officers for a given zip code in the United States? 2017-03-22T19:16:21.007

8 Why does Paris draw its city limits so tightly? 2020-02-06T12:50:03.040

7 Is there any US-wide collection of information about party strength in local elections? 2017-03-13T10:11:52.573

7 What could a vegan mayor actually do? 2018-10-13T21:14:34.323

6 How wealthy are state legislators in Texas? 2013-12-04T19:44:28.677

6 Can a parish change boroughs? 2016-09-14T21:46:07.110

6 What steps can be taken to combat unfunded state and federal pension liabilities in the U.S.? 2017-06-29T05:03:17.667

6 Why is the City of London governed by a corporation? 2018-11-11T09:57:31.313

6 What previous actions had been taken by Bristol city council regarding the statue of Edward Colston? 2020-06-08T17:58:55.560

6 Which US states forced nursing homes to bring in COVID-positive patients? 2020-08-12T05:33:34.983

6 What can local governments do to reform the police & policing? 2020-08-31T14:23:55.767

6 Did Jackie Weaver have the legal authority to remove the chairman of the parish council during a meeting? 2021-02-07T21:05:51.200

5 Is there any research relating to reform and corruption in local and small scale authorities? 2014-04-12T08:08:35.580

5 Is there a correlation between decentralisation of government and size of public sector? 2014-12-10T15:45:55.043

5 Why has the shooting of Laquan McDonald become a focal point of protest and media attention? 2015-11-27T23:50:21.003

5 What parts of UK local election campaign literature sway votes? 2018-05-22T15:59:46.353

5 Have any studies examined differences in cities led by Dem vs Rep? 2018-07-02T23:39:41.643

5 Why do many states in the US often elect state cabinet members? 2020-10-25T04:11:56.410

5 How is Massachusetts' requirement to sell only zero emissions vehicles by 2035 being implemented? 2021-01-07T04:38:36.787

4 How do I find out where candidates for county-level positions stand on the issues? 2015-11-03T22:36:38.233

3 Why three levels of territorial units in the NUTS? 2012-12-07T01:15:52.350

3 What is a "councilmanic tax"? 2013-01-23T23:34:41.710

3 Do parties support the mayor/city council candidates in a Canadian city? 2013-02-23T21:03:40.000

3 Nationally-mandated term limits for mayors? 2014-12-16T19:22:03.717

3 Why has Rio Grande do Sul state (Brazil) never reelected its governor? 2015-07-28T21:30:26.863

3 What public policy justifications exist for giving school boards direct authority over Charter School staffing? 2015-08-18T13:40:48.657

3 How often do local elections take place in England? 2016-03-21T22:26:13.870

3 Is there an analysis of what levels of government makes different decisions? 2016-04-09T14:26:27.027

3 Why do the BBC and the Guardian report different figures for the UK local elections? 2017-05-06T10:58:04.633

3 What is the difference between the British concept of a county and the American concept of a county? (If any) 2018-06-06T07:24:42.853

3 What's the point of offline public hearings in the 21st century? 2018-09-19T23:44:04.280

3 What is the benefit of town twinning? 2019-06-28T15:42:25.700

3 How much, in taxes, does a typical American taxpayer pay toward public libraries? 2020-05-25T17:42:33.347

2 Are there any major American cities that regularly experiences significant snow accumulation that do not provide snow removal services? 2016-01-05T22:41:40.213

2 Any sources on day to day governance in the ancient world? 2016-02-17T21:04:50.017

2 Gubernatorial election 2017 in Jakarta - dates when Governor takes office 2016-10-30T15:51:02.157

2 What are the rules for filling community councillor vacancies in Wales? 2016-12-22T21:47:02.920

2 What UK online newspaper portal to watch / follow? 2017-12-07T10:24:17.737

2 When are signature petitions made available for potential candidate mayors in Perth Amboy, New Jersey? 2019-08-23T23:15:10.770

2 How do I change my city's ordinance to allow more chickens on my residential land? 2020-04-09T21:51:15.127

2 Is Michigan the only US state without a State of Emergency (or similar type of order)? 2020-10-13T00:06:03.660

2 Is it economically viable to replace property taxes and consumption taxes with local income taxes? What are the downsides of such a proposal? 2020-12-01T01:58:33.683

1 What impact on urban sprawl is there when each major city has its own administrative division? 2015-07-07T21:46:18.740

1 Why does “The Pechanga Coalition” have a voice in California Online Poker Politics? 2015-10-22T01:28:38.697

1 Power distribution between the City Council and County Council in US city/counties 2016-12-10T12:49:56.017

1 Local campaign norms? 2018-12-18T02:17:13.553

1 Is there a runoff in the Chicago Mayoral elections when one candidate gets a majority in the first round? 2019-04-02T15:51:44.760

1 Have any countries used blockchain voting in elections? 2020-03-14T22:32:56.427

1 Is there any evidence that Brian Kemp "stole" the gubernatorial election in Georgia? 2020-03-27T14:37:10.237

1 What organizations made more than 100 endorsements in US state and local judicial races between 2009 and 2018? 2020-09-23T18:23:45.667

0 Who would be in charge of quarantine decisions in this situation? 2020-02-10T23:42:28.377

0 How many sworn officers are in each local police department in the United States? 2020-09-06T21:03:01.680

0 Where can I find data on US party affiliations, broken down geographically? 2020-11-09T18:07:35.557

-1 How do you get a City Clerk to open/release the Plain Text Records of Public Meetings? 2015-01-07T05:55:55.307