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Tim Sini, the former Suffolk County District Attorney. BEN CHIARAMONTE/SCPD IDENTIFICATION

LI sees red wave as election results come in

Niki Nassiri November 7, 2021
Long Island was engulfed in a red wave this Tuesday after heavy Republican turnout saw traditionally Democratic districts flip in favor of Republican candidates.
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The outside of the Capitol building. On Jan. 6, the day of Joe Bidens certification as president-elect, a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol building. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

“It is a kind of mass social psychosis”: SBU professors react to invasion of the U.S. Capitol

Maya Brown and Claudia Motley January 14, 2021
“You hear the interviews, hear the depths or the breaths of the anger based online," Robert Chase, a history professor, said. "I think that at some point, a country has to have a national reckoning over truth.”
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Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris are projected to be the President and Vice President of the United States. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Joe Biden wins the presidency, Republicans win eastern Suffolk state elections, projected results show

Alek Lewis November 8, 2020
Former Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden has been projected to defeat incumbent Republican President Donald Trump and become the next president of the United States of America, according to the Associated Press.
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A mask on top of a ballot. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Why I’m voting third party this year

Steven Keehner November 7, 2020
#OPINION: I’m writing this on Oct. 23 — a day before early voting opens in New York. For the last six months, I have stared down the dreaded dilemma: Who should I vote for in the most important election of my lifetime?
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Brookhaven and SBU are failing students

Brookhaven and SBU are failing students

Will Ferraro October 11, 2019
"Before we can attract jobs and investment, we need to fix our housing and transportation issues."
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Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Fountain Hills on March 19, 2016 GAGE SKIDMORE/ FLICKR VIA CC BY SA 2.0

The party who cried wolf

Nick Zararis November 15, 2016
Donald Trump is the President Elect of the United States. That’s a sentence I’d never thought I’d be typing in my lifetime.
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Republican Presidential nominee Donald trump speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICR CC BY-SA 2.0

Students react to Trump’s presidential win

Michaela Kilgallen November 9, 2016
Since word of Trump's official win, public response has ranged from utter disappointment to cheerful optimism.
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Republican Presidential nominee Donald trump speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICR CC BY-SA 2.0

Professors weigh in on election forecast model

Jess Stoneburner October 16, 2016
Students, faculty and community members gathered Wednesday to hear Helmut Norpoth and five Stony Brook panelists talk about Norpoth's presidential election primary model at the first Global Forum series.
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Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook Helmut Norpoth, above, moments after announcing his forecast at the SUNY Global Center on Feb. 22nd, 2016. Norpoths findings with the electoral cycle method show the Republican Party winning with a three point lead in the general election. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Before he predicted a Trump victory, Norpoth was inspired by JFK

Chris Gaine October 13, 2016
At 72, Stony Brook professor Helmut Norpoth got his first taste of fame thanks to his Primary Model, which has predicted a Trump presidency.
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New York voter registration papers distributed by Stony Brooks Vote Everywhere group in partnership with the Andrew Goodman Foundation. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Feeling down about the election? Down ballot races have got your back

Rebecca Liebson October 12, 2016
If you feel that your voice is being stifled by the electoral college, voting down ballot gives you a chance to be heard.
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Republican Presidential nominee Donald trump speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICR CC BY-SA 2.0

Trump isn’t the problem, toxic masculinity is

Genie Ruzicka October 10, 2016
This isn't a problem with Trump. This is a problem with the society that let Trump turn into Trump unchecked.
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Congressman Lee Zeldin of New York speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

Race for LI House Seat Becomes One of Nation’s Priciest

Chris Gaine September 19, 2016
The race for the House of Representatives’ seat representing New York’s first district, which includes Stony Brook, is becoming one of the most expensive in the nation.
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