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The Center for Cvic Justice hosted a Community Dialogue in the Union Ballroom on Oct 19. Centered on the midterms and the national debt, the event was meant to encourage voter participation and engagement on current issues.SONYA GUGLIARA/THE STATESMAN

Center for Civic Justice hosts community dialogue to prepare students for midterm elections

Sonya Gugliara October 23, 2022
The Center for Civic Justice hosted its first community dialogue of the semester to inform students about the upcoming midterm elections and the national debt issue. 
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Midterm elections could hinge on four Long Island congressional races

Benjamin Amster October 23, 2022
Long Island’s four highly competitive congressional races are drawing considerable attention from both parties. Two districts on Long Island are favoring Republicans by just three points, and the other two districts are favoring Democrats by just two and five points.
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Councilwoman Bridget Fleming (left) and Nick Lalota (right). The candidates will be competing for New Yorks first district in the House of Representatives on November 8.ILLUSTRATION BY TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

House candidates in 2022 midterm elections

Nithilan Rajmohan October 19, 2022
The incumbent representative for New York's 1st District, Republican Lee Zeldin, is currently running for governor of New York. This leaves the seat open for two new candidates: Democratic nominee Bridget Fleming and Republican nominee Nick LaLota. 
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The official logos for the Democratic and Republican Parties. ILLUSTRATED BY TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Ranked choice voting can solve the two-party system’s issues

Sara McGiff October 16, 2022
#OPINION: For a capitalist country that promotes choice in its consumers, the lack of choice in our nation's representatives should be causing outrage across the aisle. New York stands to benefit from an alternative political system called ranked-choice voting (RCV), which can offer solutions to the state's problems.
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