Capitol Report: Minimum wage expansion, abortion restrictions among ballot initiatives for Tuesday

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Activists and low-wage workers gathered on Capitol Hill in 2017 gathered to rally for a $15 minimum wage and rights to form unions.

Beyond electing governors, members of the Senate and House, in 37 states, voters will decide on 155 statewide ballot measures.

Those measures range from displaying the ten commandments on state property in Alabama to legalizing casino gambling in Florida. Additionally 15 states will vote on measures relating to election policy such as voting requirements and campaign finance.

Also on the ballot in four states are initiatives to legalize marijuana usage. Voters in North Dakota and Michigan will be deciding on legalizing recreational marijuana, while in Missouri and Utah, voters will decide on the legalization of medical marijuana.

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