By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief A week after Election Day, some of the country’s top political races are still too close to call. Nonetheless, it’s clear that the “red wave” experts had predicted and that Republicans hoped for did not come. In fact, the Democrats have actually taken control of the Senate, despite remarkably tight races in critical swing states. The three major races experts had … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: The ‘Red Wave’ Did Not Come this Election Day
By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief We’ve made it: Election Day 2022. This Tuesday, every seat in the House of Representatives and 35 of 100 Senate seats are up for grabs, plus, 36 states are electing a governor. With razor-thin margins in several key races this election, a few states are likely to make-or-break the Democratic and Republican agendas for the next few years. Here’s a breakdown … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: What are Election Day’s Top Races?
By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Midterm elections in the United States are historically covered less in the press, have lower voter turnout and less general visibility than presidential elections. To put it simply, the data suggests most people don’t really care about the midterms. This year, however, is not like the rest. Already, more than 17 million people have cast their votes via early voting or absentee … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: Why Do the Midterm Elections Matter?
By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Midterm elections are on their way, but most Manhattan College students won’t be in the zip code they registered to vote in when Election Day comes. So, how can they vote? There are a couple different ways a student can vote, even if they can’t go to their voting district on Nov. 8. For one, students can apply for an absentee … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: How Do I Vote From College?
By Maria Thomas, Senior Writer Primary elections have begun nationwide, with the earliest race being on March 1 in Texas. The majority of primaries will take place in June and August. The final primary elections are on September 13 and involve multiple states. Primary elections are used to establish which individuals will be on the general election ballot in November, and involve candidates pertaining to … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: What to Know About the Primary Elections ￼
by, Katie Heneghan, Web Editor As President-elect Joe Biden’s return to the White House is approaching quickly, the question of what changes college students, administrators, and institutions of higher education expect is being raised. Biden is a supporter of free college education, student loan debt relief, as well as the return to a new normal amid the pandemic. Biden carried overwhelming support from college students … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: Here’s What a Biden Presidency Means for Higher Education
by, Sophia Sakellariou, Senior Writer Joe Biden was declared the 46th President of the United States on Saturday, Nov. 7, after taking the lead in the battleground state Pennsylvania. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris made history as not only the first woman to be elected to the office, but the first woman of color to be elected vice president, and Steve Kornacki can finally go to … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: The Results Are In, Finally
by, Sophia Sakellariou, Senior Writer One week, seven days, and less than 168 hours left until Election Day. Here’s what you should know before the big day. In-Person Voting If you intend to cast your ballot in person it is important to have a game plan. Find the nearest polling place in the district in which you are registered by inputting your information into the … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: What to Know in the Final Stretch of the Countdown to Election Day
by, Sophia Sakellariou, Senior Writer Presidential debates serve as a platform for candidates to speak directly to the public on where they stand on key issues. Based on the candidates’ performances in the first debate on Sept. 29, and the out of the ordinary town halls that replaced what should have been the second debate on Oct. 15, there has been much discussion on just … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: Modern Media vs The Debate Stage