Marijuana was also on several ballots. Michigan became the 10th state to legalize recreational marijuana while North Dakota said no to the idea. In both states, the winning side got about 60 percent of the votes, Michael Grass reports for Route Fifty.
Voters in Florida automatically restored voting rights to former felons, affecting some 1.4 million residents," the National Conference of State Legislatures reports. "In Louisiana, voters instituted a five-year waiting period for felons to seek political office." NCSL has resources on felon voting rights.