Election 2016

University of Miami student voters play special role in this election
Columnists, Election 2016, Opinion, Vantage Point

University of Miami student voters play special role in this election

Throughout this election we’ve heard cries of “the election is rigged,” “one vote doesn’t matter,” and “why even go through the trouble of voting.” Many people eligible to vote are sympathetic to those arguments and don’t buy the “sentimental” democratic idea that “every votes counts.” However, if you are a University of Miami student reading…

Candidates for Florida State Representative campaign at Coral Gables Library, stress importance of down-ballot voting
Election 2016, News

Candidates for Florida State Representative campaign at Coral Gables Library, stress importance of down-ballot voting

Living in the shadow of the widely-talked about presidential race, candidates for Florida State Representative appeared at the Coral Gables Library to promote themselves and secure much-needed votes on the last day of elections. Candidates Daisy Baez and John Couriel are running against each other for state representative of Florida House District 114. Making a presence…

Voters up early to vote at St. Augustine Church
Election 2016, News

Voters up early to vote at St. Augustine Church

Despite Florida early voting being open for two weeks prior to Nov. 8, eager voters woke up early to sit in their cars waiting until voting locations opened on Tuesday morning to be among the first to cast their ballots on Election Day. University of Miami junior Robert Highbloom was the first one to arrive…

Election 2016: Guide to voting up and down the ballot
Election 2016, News

Election 2016: Guide to voting up and down the ballot

Millions of Floridians have cast their votes for the next president. However, many voters don’t know that the U.S. general election is not only the time to vote for presidential candidates but also senators, house representatives and amendments that could change the state’s constitution. For those who haven’t voted yet and are planning to early vote…

Early voting could determine outcome in tight race
Election 2016, News

Early voting could determine outcome in tight race

Trump must win the state in order to earn 270 electoral votes, but early signs suggest the state is a toss-up. Clinton was leading the state consistently, however her lead has winnowed. Trump is now seen with an average of a 0.5 point lead as of Oct. 31, according to Real Clear Politics. Democrats historically…

Two Cents: Last words before the election
Election 2016, Opinion

Two Cents: Last words before the election

In Two Cents, our columnists offer brief takes on current issues. With the presidential election just days away, they give their final thoughts before most readers head to the polls. In this dumpster fire of an election, the choice is between bad and worse. For the right, a Clinton presidency signifies four years of gridlock,…

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