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Thousands of DC Absentee Ballots Returned as Undeliverable in 2020 Election

Thousands of DC Absentee Ballots Returned as Undeliverable in 2020 Election

By Eli Kales December 2, 2021

An audit revealed over 11% of mail-in ballots were returned as undeliverable in Washington, D.C., during the 2020 general election. The Office of the District of Columbia Auditor released “District...

VIEWPOINT: Implement Ranked-Choice Voting Nationwide

VIEWPOINT: Implement Ranked-Choice Voting Nationwide

By Emily Bach December 4, 2020

Regardless of the outcome, the 2020 presidential election has taught us that polarization is here to stay, barring drastic changes to our electoral system. Although President-elect Joe Biden promises...

EDITORIAL: Reshape Expectations of Bipartisanship

EDITORIAL: Reshape Expectations of Bipartisanship

By The Editorial Board November 13, 2020

No student or community member on Georgetown University’s campus or elsewhere should ever feel like they have to entertain political arguments that deny them their humanity or rights. Open-mindedness...

DELANEY: Create Moderate Policies

DELANEY: Create Moderate Policies

By Chris Delaney October 8, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden currently holds a significant lead in swing-state polls, suggesting he would win the presidency if the election were next week. These statistics raise the question of how...

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2020 Election Will Test U.S. Resilience to Misinformation, Panel Says

By Noa Bronicki September 29, 2020

Despite the United States’ safeguards for election integrity and a peaceful transfer of power, real threats to the 2020 electoral process loom, including voter suppression and unfounded fears about...

HOLLISTER: Foster Compassion in Campaigns

HOLLISTER: Foster Compassion in Campaigns

By Rebecca Hollister September 24, 2020

If someone had told me that this summer I would be standing in the backyard of an elderly stranger who would ask me to feel his lymph nodes to prove he was having health problems his insurance would not...

GUPOLITICS/FACEBOOK | The fall 2020 class of GU Politics fellows spoke with campus media outlets at a press event about how anti-racism protests and the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the political landscape and will affect how they approach their own conversations with students this semester.

GU Politics Fellows Discuss COVID-19, Black Lives Matter and the Future of American Politics During Interview

By Harrison McBride and Clara Grudberg September 11, 2020

Anti-racism protests and the COVID-19 pandemic have transformed the 2020 political landscape permanently, according to the new class of Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service fellows, who...

Changing Politics Will Affect 2020 Election, Experts Say

Changing Politics Will Affect 2020 Election, Experts Say

By Yalda Zarrabi February 28, 2020

Changing political dynamics like a rise in candidate-centered campaigns and a more engaged electorate will shape the 2020 presidential race, political experts said at a panel event Wednesday.  The...

SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA | After dropping out from the 2020 Democratic Presidential primary, Senator Gillibrand expressed optimism over lessons she learned while campaigning.

Prioritize Gender Equality in Politics, Gillibrand Says

By Ella Hetfield November 1, 2019

Former presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) emphasized the importance of diversifying political leaders and supporting legislation to ensure equality at an event in the Reiss Science...

SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA | Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)

7 Candidates Kick Off Day 1 of Climate Forum 2020

By Hoya Staff September 20, 2019

The two-day Climate Forum 2020, hosted by Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, Our Daily Planet, MSNBC and New York Magazine, kicked off in Gaston Hall on Sept. 19. Thursday’s schedule...

MARGARET FOUBERG FOR THE HOYA | 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang advocated for a basic income in the United States in an event in Lohrfink Auditorium on Tuesday.

2020 Presidential Candidate Calls for Guaranteed Income Program

By Ashley Zhao February 21, 2019

Andrew Yang, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, advocated for the introduction of guaranteed social security payments for all U.S. citizens over the age of 18 Tuesday. Yang’s main pillar...

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