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Should the electoral college be abolished?

the college protects from tyranny of any sort Opinion by Gillian Russo A common misconception among the public is that the United States functions as a democracy, when it actually was established as a republic. A democracy favors the majority vote, whereas a republic is

Analyzing CU Denver’s voter turnout data

How to increase voter engagement American elections take place on the first Tuesday of every November, including last week on Nov. 5. Big elections, like the presidential election and the midterms are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to getting out and

Another brick in the wall

Election Update The pervasive media obsession with the 2020 presidential election may have led many to forget there were elections last Tuesday, Nov. 5. Voter turnout in odd-year elections is notoriously low. The Daily Sentinel estimated 39 percent of Colorado registered voters participated in the

District 9 City Council debate at Tivoli

Political Science Student Union hosts Auraria’s candidates   The time has come once again for Denver to hold city elections, and this time the Auraria Campus got involved in the campaign process. On April 9, the Political Science Student Union hosted a City Council debate