Politics, Elections and Legislation

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Since housing, land use, development, and transportation policies are implemented, in large part, through the political process, tracking and recording governing and administrative structures, legislation at all levels, elections and ballot measures is crucial to the YIMBY movement.

North America

Canada

The next Canadian Federal election (43rd) is scheduled to take place on October 21, 2019.

British Columbia

Elections

Provincial Elections

  • Upcoming - May 11, 2021 (42nd Provincial General Election)
  • May 9, 2017 (41st Provincial General Election)

Municipal Elections

  • Vancouver - Upcoming - October 20, 2018

Legislation, Policy and Regulations

Municipal

Ontario

Elections

Provincial Elections

  • Upcoming - June 7, 2018 (43rd Provincial General Election)

Municipal Elections

  • Toronto - Upcoming - October 22, 2018

Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

Municipal

United States

November 6, 2018 is the upcoming date of US Congressional elections. In many states, gubernatorial and state legislative voting will also take place on this Election Day.

Federal Legislation and Regulations

California

Elections

Congressional Elections

State Elections
  • Upcoming - November 6, 2018 - Gubernatorial and State legislature
Regional, County, and City Government
  • November 8, 2016 San Francisco and BART Election
  • November 6, 2018 Upcoming BART Board, District 8
  • November 5, 2019 Upcoming San Francisco election 
  • November 3, 2020 Upcoming BART Board Districts 7 and 9
State and Local Ballot Measures

Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

State

Regional, County and City Government

 

Colorado

Elections

Congressional Elections

State Elections
  • Upcoming - November 6, 2018 - Gubernatorial and State legislature

Regional, County, and City Government

  • June 2, 2015 Denver election
  • 2019 Upcoming Denver election
  • November 7, 2017 Boulder city election
  • November 5, 2019 Upcoming Boulder city election

State and Local Ballot Measures


Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

State

Regional, County and City Government

Massachusetts

Elections

Congressional Elections

State Elections

  • Upcoming - November 6, 2018 - Gubernatorial and State legislature

Regional, County, and City Government Elections

State and Local Ballot Measures

Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

State

Regional, County and City Government

New York

Elections

Congressional Elections

State Elections

  • Upcoming - November 6, 2018 - Gubernatorial and State legislature

Regional, County, and City Government Elections

State and Local Ballot Measures

Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

State

Regional, County and City Government

 

Oregon

Government

Elections

Congressional Elections

State Elections

  • Upcoming - November 6, 2018 - Gubernatorial and State legislature

Regional, County, and City Government Elections

  • Oregon Metro - 4 seats are coming up for election in 2018 (President and representatives for Districts 4, 1, and 2) 
  • Multnomah County - (General Election; a primary precedes it) November 6, 2018

State and Local Ballot Measures

Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

State

Regional, County and City Government

Texas

Elections

Congressional Elections

State Elections

  • Upcoming - November 6, 2018 - Gubernatorial and State legislature

Regional, County, and City Government Elections

State and Local Ballot Measures

Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

State

Regional, County and City Government

 

Washington

Elections

Congressional Elections

State Elections

  • Upcoming - November 6, 2018 State legislature election
  • Upcoming - November 3, 2020 Gubernatorial election

Regional, County, and City Government Elections

  • November 7, 2017 (General Election) Seattle. This election notably included voting for District 37 State Senator (special election), King County Executive, Council and Sheriff, and Port of Seattle Commissioner 1,3, 4 as well as for Seattle Mayor and Council.
  • Next scheduled election for Seattle City Council Districts 1-7 will be in 2019. Next scheduled Mayoral election will be in 2021.
  • November 7, 2017 (General Election) Spokane.

State and Local Ballot Measures


Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

State

Regional, County and City Government

Washington, DC

Elections

Congressional

Regional and City Government Elections

Local Ballot Measures

Legislation, Policy, and Regulations

State

Regional, County and City Government