Filter by: ConstitutionDemocracyElectionsVoting RightsLocal ElectionsState ElectionsGovernmentState GovernmentRacial JusticeSupreme CourtHistoryMovementsProtestCensusDistrictingLocal GovernmentStatehood Local Elections 2021 Every year is an election year! Even when there aren’t national or statewide elections, local elections are happening across the country. State Legislatures When most people think about the legislative branch of government, they think about the U.S. Congress. But all 50 states have their own. Community Districting Census results are used to create new legislative and congressional districts to ensure proportional representation in government.