With Easy Voter Access, Students Opted to Vote Local

With Easy Voter Access, Students Opted to Vote Local

By SARAH ASCH

November 29, 2018


Filed under News

Midterm elections historically see far lower turnout than presidential elections, especially among college students. But this year’s midterms, at least in Middlebury, represented a deviation from that trend: 67 more students cast their votes in the town of Middlebury this midterm election than during the 2016 presidential election, a 30 percent increase. 

This Year, Let’s Close the Turnout Gap

This Year, Let’s Close the Turnout Gap

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

November 1, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Opinion

This is a chance for voters to translate critiques of the Trump administration into tangible change by voting for ballot measures and candidates they feel represent their values. 

Hallquist Presents Progressive Vision for State’s Future

Hallquist Presents Progressive Vision for State’s Future

By AMELIA POLLARD

November 1, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Local

Christine Hallquist has managed balancing a progressive, local political agenda whilst balancing international media attention. We sat down with her to figure how how she does it.

Incumbent Scott, Favored to Win, Says Stay the Course

Incumbent Scott, Favored to Win, Says Stay the Course

By SADIE HOUSBERG

November 1, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Local

Gov. Scott, one of the most favored Republican governors in the nation, is finding himself confronted with Hallquist's progressive agenda. We met with him in Middlebury for an interview.

Notes from the Desk: Why an Election Issue?

Notes from the Desk:  Why an Election Issue?

By WILL DIGRAVIO

November 1, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Opinion

This election is about much more — it is, as hyperbolic as it may sound, about the future of democracy.

Local Elections are in Your Hands

Local Elections are in Your Hands

By HAYDEN DUBLOIS

November 1, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Opinion

If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in our state and local races, now’s the time. Because your vote may very well be the deciding factor in an election.

This Year, Voting Isn’t Enough

This Year, Voting Isn’t Enough

By ANDREW PLOTCH

November 1, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Opinion

We are members of those communities. We can vote here, we can volunteer here and we can make a difference here. 

Young People: You Should Care, Too

Young People: You Should Care, Too

By ETHAN SONNEBORN

November 1, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Opinion

It is clear that youth engagement in government and politics is more important than ever. 

The Pragmatic Left: the Best Response to Kavanaugh

The Pragmatic Left: the Best Response to Kavanaugh

By JOEY LYONS

November 1, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Opinion

Before considering how Democrats should deal with courts in the Trump era, it is worth asking: how did we get here?

Middlebury Students Can Vote in Vermont, Here’s How You Do It

Middlebury Students Can Vote in Vermont, Here’s How You Do It

By PORTER BOWMAN

October 28, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Local

Too late getting in your absentee ballot? You can register to vote on election day in Vermont. So no need to panic.

College Partners in Voting Effort

College Partners in Voting Effort

By Claire Abbadi

September 17, 2014


Filed under News

This past April, Middlebury College entered into a one-year contract with TurboVote, online software that seeks to streamline the voter registration process. “It takes three minutes to sign up, and you can register in any state,” said Hannah Bristol ’14.5, who worked at TurboVote this past summer af...

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