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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

Stony Brook students face paperwork and confusion at the polls

Brianne Ledda and Alexander Bakirdan November 10, 2019
Stony Brook students faced confusion and extra paperwork when they tried to vote on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Students who switched dorm buildings on campus since the last voting cycle were asked to fill out affidavits, worrying some that their votes wouldn’t count.
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The Electoral College undermines the popular vote

Xenia Gonikberg November 3, 2019
As we all know, it’s that time of year again: the time to vote in your local elections. Although the Electoral College will not be playing a role in elections this year, the 538 members will be representing America’s votes next year in the 2020 presidential election.
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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

Stony Brook students show enthusiasm for midterm elections

Samantha Robinson November 4, 2018
Ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6, The Statesman randomly surveyed 50 students around campus to get their take on this year’s midterm races.
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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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