Proponents of ranked-choice voting argue that it eliminates voters’ need to choose between the “lesser of two evils” and allows independent candidates to run for office without fear of becoming spoilers.
My own initial unwillingness to discuss my experiences with mental illness led to an intense feeling of isolation, as well as a deep misunderstanding of the resources available to me in a time of crisis. In order to educate the general public, reduce stigma, and even prevent tragedy, it is imperative that the voices of people with mental illness are heard.
All of these issues will come to play in the midterm elections in Michigan, a “purple” state that normally votes for democrats in national elections but republicans in local and state elections.
Greene County showed strong support to President Donald Trump during the election—Trump received 10,849 votes from Greene County during the 2016 General Election, and Hillary Clinton received only 4,482, according to state data. Yet, the same county—and the entire congressional district it’s a part of—contains more registered Democrats than Republicans.
Democrats could potentially be close to flipping the house, and whether students support a Democratic or Republican House, their vote will matter immensely in the outcome.
‘Number one dining’ has become a point of hypocrisy and the extravagant events UMass Dining holds have become a source of annoyance. They believe UMass should divert funds that go towards throwing extravagant dining events and instead be used to help lower the cost of meal plans.
The declining coal industry in Greene County, Pennsylvania, has changed the economic prospects and lifestyle of the region.
Witnessing first-hand how an immigrant-serving organization handled changes in immigration policy— beginning with the zero tolerance policy, family separations, the Matter of A-B, and the relocation of migrant families— exemplified the dynamic pace of the job and the need for resilience of everyone involved.
Hunger is a persistent and growing problem throughout Maine. According to USDA statistics released earlier this month, 6.4 percent of the state’s households have faced very low food security—the highest figure in New England and the fifth-highest nationwide.
The fight to eliminate Oregon’s sanctuary status looms large in the state’s rural-urban divide.