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GU Votes, an initiative funded by GU Politics, tabled outside residence halls in an effort to increase student voter registration.

GU Votes Seeks to Bolster Absentee Ballots

Students can now request absentee ballots through a voter drop box system implemented in Residence Hall Offices across campus as part of an ongoing effort headed by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service. The student-led voter registration initiative, called GU Votes, aims to simplify the voting process[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Elections for the senate of the Georgetown University Student Association will take place Sept. 30. Fourteen seats are open this semester.

GUSA Senate Elections to Fill 14 Vacancies

Georgetown University Student Association Senate elections, set for Sept. 30, include 33 candidates running for 14 open positions. The open seats include seven vacant spots for freshmen, four at-large seats available to students from all years, and three open seats for senators from the junior class. Vacancies for the class[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Graduate Students Establishes Election-Day Observation Program

Graduate Students Establishes Election-Day Observation Program

Observe D.C., a nonpartisan initiative started by McCourt School of Public Policy student Ben Mindes (GRD ’19), will pilot a “sample-based” election-day observation program to provide an independent analysis of voting efficiencies in Washington, D.C. Observe D.C. will send volunteer “observers” to 83 of the 143 polling locations throughout the[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Germany’s Election Season Through American Eyes

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Germany’s Election Season Through American Eyes

Angela Merkel’s calm yet determined gaze followed me everywhere in Hamburg, Germany, last weekend. With the parliamentary elections having taken place Sept. 24, seemingly every available sign post and billboard is occupied by the face of a German politician pleading for votes. I accompanied my European Politics class on our[Read More…]

by September 27, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

BENNETT: Salò 2016, Or Sadists At the Poll

DVD STACKS, LAUINGER LIBRARY— I have been delaying a column on the election for some time now. I wanted to see who the real players were going to be. But now, following Trump’s March on Rome — no, Cleveland — it seems appropriate to address how a racist authoritarian demagogue[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Enushe & Chris for GUSA Executive

Khan, Fisk Win GUSA Executive Race

Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) won the 2016 Georgetown University Student Association executive election Friday afternoon, the first election in GUSA history with only one official ticket on the ballot. The election results — which will be certified by the GUSA senate at 5 p.m. Sunday[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News
HOCHBERG: Candidate Policies, Analyzed

HOCHBERG: Candidate Policies, Analyzed

Sorting through and evaluating the 2016 presidential candidates’ overlapping array of qualities can feel almost comically daunting. However, American voters can simplify the process by focusing on the candidates’ self-professed goals rather than rhetoric. For simplicity’s sake, take a look at the economic policies and experience of the five Democratic[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 1 comment Business, Business - Top
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Nineteen percent of the student body voted in this year’s GUSA senate elections, with higher participation in underclassman districts. Nineteen percent of the electorate placed a vote for at-large candidates.

Election Turnout Plummets

After an election season marked by low voter participation, 28 students, including three write-in candidates, were sworn into the Georgetown University Student Association senate Sunday. Nineteen percent of the undergraduate population, around 1,252 students, voted in the election, in which 46 students campaigned to serve as at-large senators and representatives[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Elections See Low Upperclassmen Participation

Forty-six students campaigned over the past week for one of the 28 Georgetown University Student Association Senate seats, for which three districts received no contenders. The results of yesterday’s election will be announced today. With seats divided into residence-based districts, this year’s election also included a new senate position for[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Mandatory Minimums – Making Twenty-Five to Life Be Done Twice

In 1994, and with an incredible 72 percent in favor, Californians passed Proposition 184. This proposition strengthened a habitual offenders law that provides higher sentences for those with two previous convictions, should they be charged and convicted with a third crime. Leading the charge was a man named Mike Reynolds[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 2 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top