Post Tagged with: "voting"

DC Students Speak Muted on Hilltop

Though the Georgetown chapter of advocacy group D.C. Students Speak has remained involved in registering students to vote, its presence on campus has receded in the wake of the resolution of the 2010 Campus Plan. DCSS is a nonpartisan group that seeks to amplify the student voice in the political arena.[Read More…]

by September 18, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

My Vote is No Vote at All

The election in less than two months is going to be fairly important. Yet, strangely enough, whether or not I vote will be extremely unimportant. Let’s get something clear first: This argument is about my individual decision not to vote. It is not an argument against having a democracy, voting[Read More…]

by September 18, 2012 0 comments Opinion

More Bang for Your Ballot

Voter registration has been a major storyline this election cycle, with both campaigns giving special attention to unregistered college students. The youth vote could be a deciding factor this year, and it is in Georgetown students’ best interests to register and vote absentee from their home states, rather than in[Read More…]

by September 11, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Students Barred From Voting in DC Council Election

At least three Georgetown students were turned away at the polls when they tried to vote in yesterday’s special election for at-large member of the D.C. Council. The students’ names were not on the list of registered voters, and they did not have the required documents — government ID and[Read More…]

by April 27, 2011 0 comments Campus News

RJC to Launch with Elections

Georgetown’s Residential Judicial Council will hold its first-ever elections next week, aiming to transform the campus’ perception of the organization. The council, which was put on hiatus this year but is slated to resume activities in the fall, will fill nine vacant seats with members of the rising sophomore, junior[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

4 Vie for D.C.’s Congress Seat

While Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) may have most likely sealed her re-election as the D.C. voice in the House of Representatives by winning the Democratic primary, she will still face an eclectic mix of candidates in the general election. On Nov. 2, Norton, who has served as a delegate[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments City News, News

D.C. Voting Rights Act Delayed by Handgun Laws

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) revealed Tuesday that the D.C. House Voting Rights Act has not been brought to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote because of a contested amendment on gun-control legislation. For nearly a year, advocates of D.C. voting rights have been[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized