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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

People wait in line to vote in the William Pitt Union assembly room.

Pitt students head to the polls with protecting abortion access, limiting fracking on their minds

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer November 9, 2022
Hundreds of Pitt students flocked to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in Pennsylvania’s midterms. Many reported voting for all Democratic candidates, saying protecting abortion access and promoting clean energy were their deciding factors.
Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowd gathered in Schenley Plaza Sunday afternoon.

Bernie Sanders talks free college, women’s rights at Sunday rally on Pitt’s campus

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor November 6, 2022
Sen. Bernie Sanders took the stage at Schenley Plaza Sunday to encourage young Pittsburghers to vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. However, his speech was cut short due to heavy rain.
Opinion | Democracy demands our due diligence before voting

Opinion | Democracy demands our due diligence before voting

By Grant Van Robays, Staff Columnist November 1, 2022
Vote responsibly by checking midterm ballots for election deniers.
Editorial | Young people in Pennsylvania, get out and vote

Editorial | Young people in Pennsylvania, get out and vote

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 25, 2022
Young people need to get out and vote this election, especially in Pennsylvania, as the results of this election will affect our futures.
Pennsylvania Democratic chairwoman Dr. Nancy Patton Mills speaks at an election analysis panel hosted by Chatham University’s Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics.

Political experts panel analyzes midterm results

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, For The Pitt News November 9, 2018
The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics organized a panel of political experts at Chatham Thursday to analyze the 2018 midterm election.
51.69 percent of Allegheny County voters voted against the proposed Children’s Fund referendum in Tuesday’s midterm election.

Children’s Fund proposal fails

By Hannah Schneider, News Editor November 8, 2018
The Allegheny County Children’s Fund would have contributed to numerous education initiatives, but the measure failed to pass by a narrow margin Tuesday.
Students wait in line to vote in the 2018 midterm election at the Posvar Hall polling location.

Volunteers encourage student voting on campus

By Janine Faust, Managing Editor November 6, 2018
For many Pitt students, the midterm elections were the first vote they cast since the 2016 presidential election, when President Trump was elected.
Democrat Conor Lamb gave a victory speech at in Canonsburg before he was declared the projected winner of the primary election in March 2018.

Conor Lamb, D-Pa., victorious in 17th Congressional District election

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2018
In the only U.S. House race between two incumbents, Conor Lamb, D-Pa., took victory of the 17th Pennsylvania district over Keith Rothfus, R-Pa.
Tom Wolf, Incumbent and Democratic candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania attends a student forum in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 10, 2018.  (Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto/Zuma Press/TNS)

Tom Wolf wins second term as Pa. Governor

By Hannah Schneider, News Editor November 6, 2018
Incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf will remain governor of Pennsylvania after defeating Republican Scott Wagner in the midterm elections Tuesday.
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey address delegates during the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. (Clem Murray/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

Pa. Senator Bob Casey Jr. beats Lou Barletta, wins third term

By Joanna Li, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2018
Four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta sought to take the sole Senate seat of two-term incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. — but failed to do so, as Sen. Casey defeated Barletta.
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