Voting

2020 young vote
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Megan Lynch
July 31, 2020 - 6:00 am
Experts say younger generations care about issues, not necessarily candidates.
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Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., speaks at a news conference on District of Columbia statehood on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in Washington. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md. will hold a vote on D.C. statehood on July 26. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Associated Press
June 26, 2020 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, saying Congress has both the moral obligation and constitutional authority to ensure that the city's 700,000 residents are allowed full voting rights, no longer subject to "...
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Associated Press
March 10, 2020 - 12:25 pm
Some poll workers in Missouri failed to switch to a manual system to print ballots on Tuesday's presidential primary in the state.
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"I can remember when I did not have the right to vote," said Nancy Glenn Griesinger, second from right, when asked why she waited so long in line to vote Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Texas Southern University in Houston. After 10 p.m., a line of people still stretched out of the Robert James Terry Library as they waited to cast their votes. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Associated Press
March 04, 2020 - 10:45 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The frustrations began early for Ahmed King as he wandered Houston trying to cast his ballot in Texas' Democratic primary. The 46-year-old radiology technician found four of the usual polling places in his predominantly African American neighborhood closed or clogged with people...
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Alex Degman
February 05, 2020 - 9:43 pm
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White says he's angry about the mistakes, but says automatic voter registration is still important.
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President Donald Trump waves as he departs after pardoning Butter, the national Thanksgiving turkey, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
November 26, 2019 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and other Republican election groups criticized tech giant Google on Tuesday for making it harder for political advertisers to target specific types of people. The GOP groups said the changes will lead directly to suppressing voter...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2015 file photo, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye delivers her State of the Judiciary address before a joint session of the Legislature at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. California's Supreme Court rejected a state law that would have required President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate in the state's primary election next spring. The justices on Thursday said the law that would have required tax returns for all presidential and gubernatorial candidates to appear on the primary ballot was unconstitutional. A federal judge had temporarily blocked the state law in response to a different lawsuit. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 7:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump does not have to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate on California’s primary ballot next spring, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday. The law, the first of its kind in the nation and aimed squarely at Trump, violates a...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2019, file photo, ExpressVote XL voting machines are displayed during a demonstration at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. More than one in ten voters could vote on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots vulnerable to hacking according to a new study. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
August 13, 2019 - 5:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots vulnerable to hacking. A study released by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law on Tuesday evaluates the state...
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Gov. JB Pritzker at SIUE with Katie Stuart
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
July 31, 2019 - 12:25 pm
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker contends allocation of state funds to Southern Illinois University’s Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses should be done on a proportional basis with criteria that includes student population and building needs. Pritzker made the comment Tuesday as he...
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Schlafly beer at Busch Stadium.
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April 08, 2019 - 5:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The award just snuck under the radar as St. Louis was busy celebrating the St. Louis Cardinals' Opening Day, but our city has kept its crown for the "best beer" in the U.S. It's the second year in a row that St. Louis was voted No. 1 for brews: Incredibly proud to share the news...
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