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3 ways to request a mail-in ballot for Pa. primary on June 2

Due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, Pennsylvania has allowed mail-in ballots for anyone who requests one.

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

In Allegheny County, there are three ways to apply for a mail-in ballot for the rescheduled June 2 primary. Voters must apply before a May 26 deadline for a mail-in ballot to receive one.

Editorial: It’s time to condense the primary process

A voter casts a ballot in the Massachusetts presidential primaries, Tuesday, March 3, in Seekonk, Massachusetts.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 4, 2020

The United States should condense the far-reaching spread of primary elections into a single, nationwide day of primaries.

Sanders wins New Hampshire primary

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during a presidential campaign rally on Pitt’s campus on April 15.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Assistant News Editor

February 12, 2020

“Let me say here tonight, that this victory is the beginning of the end for Donald Trump,” Bernie Sanders said in his victory speech.

Opinion | The end of Kamala Harris’ campaign is a big loss for Americans

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., greets the crowd at a campaign rally at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa, on Feb. 23.

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

December 5, 2019

Whether or not Harris was your candidate, the loss of her perspective in this primary is a big loss for everyone.

Editorial: The White House doesn’t need Beto, but the U.S. Senate does

Beto O’Rourke receives a question during a visit to Oakland as a campaign stop on Sept. 25.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 3, 2019

This is where he’s needed most, and with his name now recognized even more widely than in 2018, he might have the momentum to unseat Cruz.

Opinion | Warren leaves much to be desired as a Democratic frontrunner

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the Women's Leadership Forum conference in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 17.

By Hayden Timmins, Staff Columnist

October 21, 2019

While Warren is becoming increasingly popular, a closer inspection of her policies shows her ideas are outlandish and, in some cases, unconstitutional.

Opinion | Democratic debate blurbs: A new top dog

Opinion | Democratic debate blurbs: A new top dog

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

October 16, 2019

The Oct. 15 debate ushered in a new phase of the race, one in which Elizabeth Warren became the woman to beat, Pete Buttigieg showed his chutzpah and Joe Biden slipped into irrelevance.

Unpacking Pitt’s appeal as a campaign stop for 2020 candidates

Unpacking Pitt’s appeal as a campaign stop for 2020 candidates

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Almost every candidate who’s come to Pittsburgh as part of the 2020 presidential campaign has made a stop in Oakland.

Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar packs Stack’d

Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., spoke to a full crowd in Stack’d on Wednesday night at an event hosted by Pitt College Democrats.

By Rachel Romac, For The Pitt News

September 19, 2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar entered Stack’d Burgers and Beer with a strong smile and wave, to chants of “Amy! Amy! Amy!” from the bar area and the sidewalk next to the restaurant.

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