949 students and community members voted at the Sumers Recreation Center in the midterm elections this Tuesday, Nov. 8. Voters decided on Senate and House seats, police funding, and the legalization of marijuana, among other ballot items.
With Nov. 8 just around the corner, it is almost time to head to the polls.
Missouri’s new voting identification law went into full effect on Sept. 4, sparking controversy about the constitutionality of its requirements. Missourians who wish to vote in the upcoming election cycle this November must provide a government-issued photo ID, which includes a Missouri driver’s license; a Missouri state ID; or a US passport.
In this week’s podcast, multimedia editor Jaden Satenstein speaks with two StudLife editors about voter engagement and attitudes toward the election on campus.
Here is a peek into Election Day for Wash. U. students—from the on-campus polling site to the South 40 dorms to taking it all in from home.
Every morning, sophomore Emma Singh wakes up at 5 a.m, what she calls an “ungodly hour,” to the soothing sound of National Public Radio and the gentle glow of her natural light alarm clock. Then she gets to work.
Normally, the Student Life Editorial Board would run a staff editorial about voting during the last week of October, just before Election Day. This year, though, voting is different.
For many students who are not currently living in Missouri but are registered to vote here, July 22 is your last day to ensure that your vote will be counted in the August 4 primary.
There are strong candidates running that deserve your consideration, but there is one ballot initiative that we all have a responsibility to vote for and where your vote counts: Amendment 2, Medicaid expansion.
Voting this November is crucial. Biden might not be the best, but he is so much better than Trump.
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