On Tuesday — the day of the 2018 midterm — Stanford students registered to vote in Santa Clara County will be able to cast their ballots at any of five locations on campus: Tresidder Union, the Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford West Apartments, Escondido Elementary School and Nixon Elementary School. The polling places will…
Over 400 students showed up on Saturday to a voter turnout event organized by StanfordVotes, an initiative held by Stanford in Government (SIG).
Voting in the United States has long been seen as not just a right, but as a civic duty. How can the people hope to create and direct change if they are not willing to use their most potent political tool? How can policy be affected if the voice of the people remains silent –…
Johnathan Bowes ’15 and Veronica Anorve ’17 analyze the results of the 2014 midterm election. While Anorve attributes the Democrats’ loss to low turnout, Bowes points to ideals. In the end, however, both turn to 2016 and recognize that both parties have work to do in the next two years.
In an Election Day edition of Super Tuesday, Aimee Trujillo ’15 and Johnathan Bowes ’15 take on voter identification laws. Trujillo articulates that these laws unfairly prohibit low income and minority citizens from voting. Bowes disagrees and suggests that the real bigotry here is prejudice against the South.
For a complete story on SAFE Reform, one of the biggest items on the ballot this year, click here.
The Daily crunches the numbers from last week’s ASSU general election.