Special Edition: The Election Issue

This is your one-stop page for all election-related articles. The Campus staff has spent the last two months tracking trends in local, state and national midterm election races. What are the most salient issues in this election? Who are the candidates to watch? What are Middlebury College’s ties to this race? Below you’ll find profiles on gubernatorial candidates, Q&As with a range of prominent figures and pieces on what this surge of democracy looks like on campus.

Why an election issue? Check out Editor-in-Chief Will DiGravio’s “Notes From the Desk” this week on how this special edition came to fruition.

Incumbent Scott, Favored to Win, Says Stay the Course
Middlebury Students Can Vote in Vermont, Here’s How You Do It
More Women Running For Office in Vermont, Nation Than Ever Before
Vermont Leads Nation in Voter Registration Rate, Topping 90%
Packed Addison County Senate Race Most Expensive in History
Two Candidates with College Ties Battle in State’s Attorney Race
Congressman Welch on Politics Here and Nationwide
Former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas Reflects on the GOP in 2018
Past College Students Didn’t Go to the Polls
This Year, Let’s Close the Turnout Gap
Notes from the Desk:  Why an Election Issue?
Reporting on 15 Elections: How Time Flies
The Lifeblood of Politics
A Pattern of Instability
Young People: You Should Care, Too
Local Elections are in Your Hands
This Year, Voting Isn’t Enough
Why I voted for Christine Hallquist for Governor
The Pragmatic Left: the Best Response to Kavanaugh
From Middlebury to  Midterms Organizing
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Special Edition: The Election Issue