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Topic: voting

Panelists highlighted the need for more effective dissemination of public health information in order to restore public trust in data and science following the spread of misinformation during the Trump administration.

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University medical experts talk public health, 2020 election

November 8, 2020 0 comments

At a virtual event Thursday, University public health and medical experts discussed the impact of the pandemic on the 2020 election and public health’s lasting importance at the federal, community and individual levels moving into the next presidential administration.

Ocean State sees record voter turnout as R.I. expands forms of voting

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Ocean State sees record voter turnout as R.I. expands forms of voting

November 6, 2020 5 comments

More than 500,000 Rhode Islanders voted in the 2020 general election, eclipsing the state’s previous all-time record for voter turnout in 2008. 

Patient Voting has provided a pathway for patients to exercise their right to vote.

Science & Research

Patient Voting strove to increase voting access for those hospitalized

November 5, 2020 0 comments

Patient Voting, a nonpartisan civic engagement organization, has worked to reduce barriers to voting for hospitalized patients by increasing awareness and access to voting information.

Powell ’22: Where do we go from here?

Op-eds, Opinions

Powell ’22: Where do we go from here?

November 5, 2020 1 comment

Tuesday marked a milestone for many undergraduates at Brown. While most did not physically vote on Election Day, this election was the first time that many of us had the privilege and power of casting a ballot to decide the next President of the United States.

As vote tallying in key swing states continues, current results project a Biden victory

Metro, News

As vote tallying in key swing states continues, current results project a Biden victory

November 4, 2020 0 comments

As electoral votes are still being counted in key swing states like Nevada and Pennsylvania nearly 24 hours after Election Day, signs point to a potential victory for Joe Biden.

Planning to vote? Here’s how you can cast your ballot.

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Planning to vote? Here’s how you can cast your ballot.

November 1, 2020 0 comments

As voters across the country cast their ballots early in unprecedented numbers, Brown students in College Hill and beyond can make last minute voting plans by researching same-day voter registration in their state and identifying their nearest polling place.

International students discuss exposure to American politics, concerns leading into 2020 election

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International students discuss exposure to American politics, concerns leading into 2020 election

November 1, 2020 0 comments

American politics never took center stage for Sally Zhang ’23 before she came to the United States. “I remember watching the 2016 election and it was always in the back of our minds but never (was) anything really important,” she said.

Students travel home to vote in person despite COVID-19 risk

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Students travel home to vote in person despite COVID-19 risk

October 29, 2020 0 comments

Bryce Blinn ’21, a registered Democrat, knows that his vote in the presidential election is crucial in his home state of Texas, which the nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates as a toss-up. So, to make sure his vote was counted, he took matters into his own hands.

Dems outpace Republican, unaffiliated voters in cast ballots as R.I. early in-person voting, vote by mail begins

Metro, News

Dems outpace Republican, unaffiliated voters in cast ballots as R.I. early in-person voting, vote by mail begins

October 18, 2020 0 comments

More than 23,000 Rhode Island voters have already cast their ballots for the presidential election, with the vast majority participating in in-person early voting as of Oct. 16, according to official data from the Rhode Island Department of State.

García ’14: Three ways you can help protect our democracy

Op-eds, Opinions

García ’14: Three ways you can help protect our democracy

October 5, 2020 0 comments

The first presidential debate was difficult to watch, and it wasn’t because of Joe Biden. As a proud Democrat, Donald Trump’s lies, temper tantrums and interruptions drove me insane, but I’ll cut right to the chase: