Oped: Breaking down the failures of the fall election and why you should care

Besides the lack of consideration and clarification in their handling of this technical difficulty, we have reasons to believe that the ballot had even more flaws than what is already known.

Aaron Arora, Jefferson Liu, Jojo Spio | Class of 2023

Staff Editorial: Cancel class on election day

Student Union recently filed a petition calling for Washington University to make election day a campus-wide holiday and cancel class, to allow students more time to vote.

My election horror story

To remedy the problems in the voting system, America needs to overhaul how it regulates voting on the state and national level.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

Staff editorial: Both SU and students should work to improve election turnout

Ultimately, it is important that turnout is as high as possible in these elections so that the bodies are as representative of the students’ wants as possible. After all, everything SU does is funded by money that students have already paid.

Op-ed: Voting: Your right, your duty

The right to vote forms the lynchpin of democratic government; without the vote we have no way to address the issues faced by our community, state and country. Because voter turnout rates for midterm elections are abysmally low, winning politicians often don’t represent the will of the majority.

Daria Locher, Elizabeth Phelan and Connor Warshauer | The Roosevelt Institute

Politicians, stop trying to be like me

Ah, another campaign season. That special time of year where a bunch of people compete to try to convince you that they are the best person for office in a glorified popularity contest.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

WU to host seven state and local representatives to promote civic engagement

Several state and local representatives will speak in Edison Courtyard as a part of the “All in WashU” event to promote voter registration and civic engagement Oct. 10, the last day to register to vote in the state of Missouri.

| Contributing Reporter

Gephardt Institute completes registration push, continues election-related programs

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement and Wash U Votes—the team that chose which students groups would receive debate programming funds—went into this election season looking to defy the trend of college students not voting at Washington University.

Swetha Nakshatri | Contributing Reporter

Gephardt Institute prepares for voter engagement efforts

With preparation for the fall presidential debate underway, the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement is beginning their voter engagement efforts by appointing staff and researching how to best reach out to students.

| Staff Reporter

Carpool encourages WU students to vote early

WashU For Bernie volunteers are driving Washington University students of all political stripes to the polls so they can vote in the Missouri primary.

| Staff Reporter

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