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GOP Voter Intimidation Efforts Are in Full Swing

Erik Ose | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Erik Ose

Why do the Republicans feel a need to engage in such shady voter intimidation schemes year after year? Why are they so afraid of letting people go to the polls and choosing whichever candidates they prefer, free from interference with their right to vote?

National Voter Registration Day: One Day That Sends a Lasting Message

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Robert M. Brandon

While we may breathe a sigh of relief not to be bombarded with campaign messages, there is one message that should be emphasized no matter what office is on the ballot: registering to vote.

When College Students Lose The Right To Vote

Generation Progress | Grace Tatter | Posted 08.27.2013 | College

Last week, NBC news anchor Rachel Maddow aired a live broadcast from Elizabeth City, N.C., about the increasing limitations on voting rights by the st...

The Young and the Disenfranchised

Alex Palombo | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Alex Palombo

This election cycle seems to be fraught with the idea of voter fraud. The idea that thousands of unregistered or wrongly registered voters would stuff the ballot box and sway the electoral college away from a "true" winner.

A Plea to Students: Vote

Elizabeth Nerich | Posted 07.03.2012 | College
Elizabeth Nerich

Even if they do know of the issue, they quickly brush it off using various ideas to ease their consciences. That they feel they aren't full members of Alamance County may be one reason; the fact that their permanent addresses are in another state could be another.

New Project Launched to Increase Student Voting

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Robert M. Brandon

David, a sophomore at Ohio Wesleyan College, registered to vote at a voter registration drive hosted on campus in 2010. As Election Day approached, he...

2011 in Review: The Good, the Bad, and What's Ahead in 2012 for Voting Rights

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics
Robert M. Brandon

While this year we have seen setbacks in several states, we also have seen citizens standing up against attempts to make voting more difficult. We can take the lessons we have learned this year and come out battling in 2012 against these efforts to stop the vote for political gain.

Universities Can Play a Role in Making Voting Accessible to Students

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 01.16.2012 | College
Robert M. Brandon

Under-voting among youth is a chronic problem. Colleges and universities can help students get to the polls by institutionalizing practices to further educate, register and mobilize students to participate in elections.

Max J. Rosenthal

States Attack Voting Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than one million students attend colleges, universities and technical schools in Texas. But because of the state's new voter identi...

Live Free or Die... But You Can't Vote

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Robert M. Brandon

Why, in 2011, would New Hampshire legislators find it pressing to restrict the voting rights of students, ignoring established constitutional principles in the process? Well, for one, it's a partisan thing.

Students Across The Nation Cast Their Votes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Elementary and high students across the nation proved Tuesday that you don't have to be 18 to hit the polling booths. Kids and teens cast their votes ...