Talk the Vote: Bellwethers, Precedents and Vote Bait

In this video, Governing writers discuss surprises in the governors races and ballot measures that could steer the national conversation on paid sick leave and budgeting.
by Caroline Cournoyer | October 30, 2014 AT 9:00 AM

Alan Greenblatt talks about the governors races that are surprisingly tight. Get ratings and post-election results for all 36 gubernatorial races here.

J.B. Wogan breaks down why a Massachusetts ballot measure on paid sick leave could, if passed, have a national impact.

Liz Farmer discusses how California's Proposition 2 could pave the way for states looking to control their unpredictable budgets.

Chris Kardish talks about why there are so many non-binding questions on the Illinois ballot.

Read our full list of 2014 ballot measures to watch here.