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Is there value in your vote?

Is there value in your vote?

McKenna Curry and Tessa Arnold

November 5, 2018

Though college campuses are typically an epicenter for political debates and current issues, young adults tend to have the lowest voter turnout – especially during midterm elections. In 2016, voter turnout among Americans ages 18-29 was 46.1 percent – that’s 14.5 percent less than average, according...

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Samuel Voyles, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

With less than a month left before Americans from coast to coast head to the polls, it’s becoming more evident that the last few days of the 2016 presidential election are going to be very ugly. Yet, once Election Day comes and goes, our nation will have a newly elected president. Will it be D...

Professors participate in 2016 election panel

Professors participate in 2016 election panel

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016

The third floor of the IUS Library was recently home to a discussion about politics and whether or not Americans have created politicians’ characteristics. On Wednesday, April 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., students gathered in the library to listen to a panel of IUS professors speak about how the country...

Examining voter turnout patterns

Examining voter turnout patterns

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

November 2, 2015

During this year’s election, many citizens will stand in line to vote candidates into office. According to statistics, though, the lines may be short. Over the last couple of years, the statistics show fewer citizens 18 and older have been voting in recent general elections. Just over a third...

On the issues

On the issues

Jordan Williams and Joel Stinnett

November 2, 2015

On Tuesday Nov. 3, some citizens across the nation will walk inside voting booths and select who will represent them in elected offices over the next few years. And next year, voters will select candidates for national offices. In Southern Indiana and Kentucky, voters will select city council and...

Political networking

Political networking

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015

November is quickly approaching which means election season is nearly upon us. If you forget, all you have to do is scroll through their Facebook page or Twitter feed. People turn to social media to voice their opinion on political issues now more than ever. A new survey by the Pew Research Center’s...

IU Southeast faculty run for New Albany City Council

IU Southeast faculty run for New Albany City Council

Jordan Williams, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015

When election day for New Albany’s city council arrives on Nov. 3, two members of IU Southeast’s faculty will be on the ballot. Cliff Staten, Professor of Political Science and International Studies, is running as the Democratic canidate for New Albany’s sixth district council seat, a district...

Political slamming limits voter choice

IUS Horizon

August 26, 2012

              “I am a concerned citizen, and I approve this message.” During this political election, most media outlets — TV, radio, etc. — are bombarding viewers and listeners with messages about why or why not to vote for a par...

Professors discuss post-election results

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

Post-election results and what they mean were discussed at a political forum in the University Center North on Thursday, Nov. 13. Linda Gugin, professor of political science, Clifford Staten, professor of social science and dean of Social Sciences, and Joseph Wert, associate professor of political sc...

Editors Roundtable for Nov. 10, 2008

IUS Horizon

November 11, 2008

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Election Night with the IUS College Democrats

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

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My vote doesn’t count

IUS Horizon

September 13, 2008

I am voting for John McCain. If you are too, that’s great. I honestly don’t give a crap who or why you are voting for whomever you are voting for. I really hate election time. The endless commercials and speeches that the candidates don’t even write is enough to make me puke. Elections are no...