2014 State and Local Elections Coverage

Alaska’s Oil and Identity at Stake on Ballot

In a state with an economy and government reliant on diminishing oil revenue, voters will decide whether to repeal a law that's designed to spur oil development but help the at-times corrupt oil industry.

The Wyoming GOP's Civil War over Education

The state's Tea Party-backed superintendent created an intraparty rift over schools. Now, she's taking the fight to the next level and trying to unseat the incumbent governor from her own party.

Will Oregon Be the First State with a College Trust Fund?

It's up to voters in November to decide whether the state will change the way it funds public college scholarships.

2014 Elections Where Third-Party Candidates Could Make a Big Difference

In at least five gubernatorial races this fall, the outcome may depend on how well a third-party candidate fares.