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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.

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s potential VP picks

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s potential VP picks

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

May 19, 2020

Here is my ranking of some of the potential VP picks.

Opinion | You’ve got mail(-in ballots)

Voters drop off their presidential primary mail-in ballots at a drop box at King County Elections in Renton, Washington, on March 10.

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

April 13, 2020

The primary elections in Wisconsin last week were an unnecessary disaster.

Opinion | Sanders’ campaign has ended — and with it, my faith in America

Opinion | Sanders’ campaign has ended — and with it, my faith in America

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

April 13, 2020

The message was clear — half of America, its people and its government, don’t care about you or anyone but themselves.

Opinion | Voter purging’s partisan politics could define American elections

The 200,000 purged voters in Wisconsin represent 4.5% of the total voting population in the state. States decided within 4.5% in the 2016 election make up 125 electoral votes.

By Loretta Donoghue, Staff Columnist

January 8, 2020

Conservative groups are right to say that some voter purging is necessary, but state governments are misusing the practice.

Opinion | Spotify Wrapped: American politics of the decade edition

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks on Dec. 19, 2019, in Washington, D.C., during a weekly news conference.

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

January 7, 2020

Here are some of my favorite moments in American politics throughout the decade — think of it as a Spotify Wrapped for our nation.

Opinion | Electing a Democrat in 2020 is our best hope for curbing gun violence

Students get off buses after being evacuated to the Recreation Center at Northridge after one student was killed and at least eight others were injured during a shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7 in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

By Julia Kreutzer, Staff Columnist

May 14, 2019

In order to protect our children and collective morality, further action must be taken by lawmakers in efforts to curb the rate of gun violence. Electing a Democrat in the upcoming 2020 presidential election is America’s chance to take a stance against our gun problem.

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