Dylan Clark is a senior staff writer for the politics and policy beat. He is a sophomore from Naples, Florida and is concentrating in political science. He has an unhealthy obsession with dogs and mint Oreo's. When he's not at The Herald, he's keeping an eye out for a good dad hat to add to his collection.

Articles by Dylan Clark (24)

R.I. Secretary of State champions early voting

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R.I. Secretary of State champions early voting

March 13, 2019 0 comments

Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea has proposed a system for early voting in the Ocean State.

State Senator proposes reforms to voting, campaigning accessibility

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State Senator proposes reforms to voting, campaigning accessibility

February 28, 2019 0 comments

State Senator Gayle Goldin (D-Providence) sponsored five bills proposing various reforms to the way Rhode Island voters and candidates participate in the electoral process. The five bills include the following proposals: allowing for paid time off on election day to vote (SB 316)…

On Saturday, students and community members gathered for the “Brown for Beto” event as part of a national grassroots movement to encourage the presidential candidacy of former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke.

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University students organize for Beto O’Rourke

February 25, 2019 0 comments

Despite the already packed field of candidates vying for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, a group on campus is intent on one person joining the fray.

Rhode Island state representatives discuss East Side, College Hill

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Rhode Island state representatives discuss East Side, College Hill

February 15, 2019 0 comments

State Representative Edith Ajello (D-Providence) and State Senator Gayle Goldin (D-Providence) have both called the East Side home for at least 20 years. The two state legislators — College Hill’s representatives — were re-elected to their respective positions November 2018.

In the first discussion of the two-part forum series "Across the Aisle" beginning Oct. 25, Former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez ’83 P’18 discussed the midterm elections and youth engagement in politics.

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Perez, Steele delve into midterm elections

November 21, 2018 0 comments

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez ’83 and former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele reviewed the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections Nov. 19 at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs in the second and last forum of the series “Across the Aisle.”

In race for City Hall, school funding takes center stage

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In race for City Hall, school funding takes center stage

November 2, 2018 0 comments

The final week in the race for Providence mayor has highlighted key differences between the candidates in their stances on the Providence school system and potential funding solutions.

Perez, Steele talk midterm election

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Perez, Steele talk midterm election

October 26, 2018 0 comments

Former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez ’83 P’18 sat down yesterday at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs to kick off a two-part forum called “Across the Aisle.”

University community usage of RIPTA declines

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University community usage of RIPTA declines

October 14, 2018 0 comments

The University is entering its tenth year as a participant in the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority’s UPass program. Since the program came to Brown in 2008, students, staff and faculty alike have had free use of RIPTA buses on any route in Rhode Island with a simple swipe of their University ID.

A recent poll of likely voters in the 2018 Rhode Island Senate races conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center found that Incumbent Democrat Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (bottom) leads Republican challenger Robert Flanders ‘71 (top).

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Whitehouse, Flanders square off in first TV debate

October 9, 2018 0 comments

Incumbent Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders ’71 faced off last night in the first televised debate of Rhode Island’s 2018 Senate race.

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Gubernatorial candidates set to debate Thursday evening

September 25, 2018 0 comments

The first gubernatorial debate in the race for the Rhode Island State House will take place tomorrow at the Bristol campus of Roger Williams University.