Best of AP — Honorable Mention


AP: More than 100 state lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct


David Lieb, state government reporter, Jefferson City. Mo., and Washington-based data team editor Meghan Hoyer for tallying the total number of state lawmakers across the U.S. who had been credibly accused of harassment in the #MeToo era – and what actions, if any, states have taken to address the problem. After a Michigan state lawmaker was accused by a young reporter and a fellow lawmaker of sexual harassment, AP moved quickly to provide a completely distinctive story – as well as an exclusive data set that members could mine for their own use.

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