VOTER POWER

Maine Uses Ranked-Choice Voting to Decide House Race

Maine became the first state in the country to use ranked-choice voting to decide a federal election. No candidate got 50% or more of the vote, which sent the election to a ranked-choice runoff. The loser is now suing, saying that ranked-choice voting is unconstitutional.

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Midterm Election Results Reflect a Divided Nation

Neither Republicans nor Democrats got exactly what they wanted in the 2018 midterm elections; there were wins and losses on both sides. For Democrats, the biggest win was gaining control of the House of Representatives. For Republicans, the biggest win was maintaining control of the Senate.

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Why I Vote

I have only voted three times in my life, in three presidential elections in 2008, 2012, and 2016. I have never voted in a midterm election. But given the importance of this midterm election, which I will certainly vote in, I thought it was worth explaining to you why my position on this has changed so drastically.

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Can President Trump Nullify the 14th Amendment?

On Tuesday, President Trump sent shockwaves throughout the country when he suggested putting an end to birthright citizenship—a Constitutional right protected by the 14th Amendment. The move has drawn ire from both sides of the political aisle.

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Migrant Caravan Besieged By Fake News

Immigration opponents are spreading misinformation about the migrant caravan in the hopes of manipulating the American public. One such rumor, perpetuated by President Trump, is that there are “unknown Middle Easterners” amongst the travelers.

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