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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.

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.

Opinion | “IOWAit” a better primary system

In the Iowa Caucus, Pete Buttigieg (pictured) received 26.2% of the votes, and Bernie Sanders received 26.1%.

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

February 10, 2020

It’s time we do away with caucuses, switch to a ranked choice voting system instead and change which states go first in the primaries.

Pennsylvania primaries test new congressional maps

Sarah Innamorato won against incumbent Democrat Dom Costa in the race for Pennsylvania's 21st District's State Rep. (Photo by Anne Amundson | For The Pitt News)

By Noah Manalo | Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

At Hitchhiker Brewing — a small brewery in Sharpsburg — thunderous applause greeted Sara Innamorato as she entered the building Tuesday night. Hugging and shaking hands with anyone she passed, she was as excited to see each of them as they were to see her. Innamorato beat incumbent Dom Costa in the D...

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