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The People Should Speak: Students should educate themselves civically, consider compulsory voting laws

Josie Cruzan

September 20, 2019

The United States is founded on the principles of democracy and the people governing themselves. As a result, one might think voting is something most Americans prioritize in their lives, and it is. According to the Pew Research Center, 70% of Americans said that high voter turnout in presidential electi...

Fewer high school students vote nationwide, but current election interests CHS students in politics

POLITICAL PARTICIPATION:
Quinn Gordon, Model U.N.co-president and senior, facilitates a Model U.N. debate. Gordon said even though  over 60 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 don’t vote, he thinks it’s a necessary process.
CAROLYN ZHANG // PHOTO

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January 21, 2016

The 2016 u.s. presidential election, scheduled for Nov. 8, will be the country’s 58th quadrennial election. Although many people consider this event one of the most important phenomena in the United States, studies suggest people should expect fewer young adults, defined as citizens ranging from...

Students make decisions to vote for first time, participate in politics

represent Us: Steve Braun, an Indiana state representative candidate, presents his views at a Republican debate. Students can vote for candidates such as Braun in the upcoming election. Henry Jackson / Photo

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April 27, 2012

Students here will have their first opportunities to participate in state and national elections on May 8 when the Indiana primary takes place. A primary election is a preliminary vote used to determine which candidate will receive the official nomination of his or her party for a general election. Becau...

List of Candidates and Their Platforms

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October 20, 2010

Senate Race Brad Ellsworth (D): former sheriff for Vanderburgh County and current representative of Indiana's 8th district since 2007 economy: supports tax cuts, investment spending in public works, wants to cut government red tape for small businesses energy: supports domestic drilling, nuclea...

Seniors plan to vote for the first time

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October 20, 2010

Students prepare to cast a ballot with their newly acquired right to participate in elections By Nina Underman <[email protected]> On Nov. 2, Indiana citizens will head to the polls to vote in the 2010 general election. This election has special meaning for senior Kiernan ...