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Local elections 2019: Everything you need to know

Local elections 2019: Everything you need to know

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

November 5, 2019

Everything you need to know on local elections, the Parks Referendum and Marsy’s Law Crime Victims Rights Amendment.

Voting groups work to register students before Oct. 7 deadline

Voting groups work to register students before Oct. 7 deadline

By Ashton Crawley, For The Pitt News

September 29, 2019

Though the 2020 presidential campaign is still more than a year off, voters in Pittsburgh can still prepare to vote in a number of local and statewide races Nov. 5. 

Deadline approaching for primary voter registration

Deadline approaching for primary voter registration

By Jon Moss, Contributing Editor

April 17, 2019

Pittsburghers will have an opportunity to go to the polls for City and county elections in the coming weeks, but the voter registration deadline is closing soon. Pennsylvania residents who wish to vote in the May 21 primary election must register to vote by next Monday.

Op-ed: SGB inaction fails economic and environmental justice

Op-ed: SGB inaction fails economic and environmental justice

By Young Sarah Grguras

February 10, 2019

Student organizations have repeatedly approached SGB to support divestment efforts and higher wages. Despite actions by Pitt, SGB has opted not to do so.

Student election interest starts with SGB slates

Student election interest starts with SGB slates

By Anne Marie Yurik | Columnist

February 20, 2018

It wasn’t until Monday of last week that I realized it was election season for Student Government Board. I, along with all 19,325 of my peers, are responsible today for voting in a new student body president who will be a voice for all undergraduates on campus. Although I thought the reason I d...

Editorial: Second Women’s March goes beyond resistance

Editorial: Second Women’s March goes beyond resistance

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 21, 2018

One day after the anniversary of Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House, downtown Pittsburgh looked a lot like it did a year ago — dense with the picket signs and pink hats common among the president’s opposition. According to organizers, nearly 30,000 people — including women and others who...

Editorial: Now’s the time for redistricting reform

Editorial: Now’s the time for redistricting reform

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 1, 2017

After nearly six years, Pennsylvania residents dissatisfied with the current scheme of representation for the commonwealth in the House may finally get some relief. A lawsuit from the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, originally filed in June, received new attention last week as a Republican staffer in the state legislature came forward in...

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