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Votes are being cast across the county today, including in New York City, above, where voters will select a new mayor. (REUTERS/Andrew Kelly)It’s Election Day in states and cities across the country with nearly all the attention focused on places like Virginia, New Jersey, and New York City. They feature contests that are widely expected to have national implications.Voters are also considering ballot initiatives that could have an impact on the housing market elsewhere and also provide a test run for more far-reaching measures in 2022 and beyond.Here are a few of the measures voters are considering today.Affordable housing and ‘outside speculators’Many of the affordable housing measures up for vote directly target home-sharing companies like Airbnb (ABNB) and VRBO …

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