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Casten and Underwood defeat Republican incumbents

Casten and Underwood defeat Republican incumbents

Natalia Cardenas, Jakob Emerson, Mikayla Price & Heather Stone, Contributing Writers

November 12, 2018

In two closely watched suburban Congressional districts, Democrats unseated Republicans in seats critical to their takeover of the House of Representatives. In the Illinois 6th District, covering the suburbs west of Chicago, veteran Republican Rep. Peter Roskam lost to Democratic businessman and political...

Millennials can change the political scene in 2018 midterm elections

Millennials can change the political scene in 2018 midterm elections

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Millennial voters will have a chance to make their voices heard next month after posting the lowest turnout in nearly four decades during the 2014 midterms. A slate of newer Senate candidates, from Democratic congressman Beto O’Rourke in Texas to Republican candidate John James in Michigan, have...

Midterm election disconnection: College students want to vote but avoidable challenges stand between them and the ballot

Midterm election disconnection: College students want to vote but avoidable challenges stand between them and the ballot

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

October 15, 2018

As with any election, low voter turnout plagues the nation because of wasted opportunities. In the 2016 presidential election, 42 percent of registered Americans did not vote, according to data compiled by the U.S. Election Project. The advantage to this is that it could help mobilize those who missed...

Most recent Women’s March focuses on marching to the polls

Most recent Women’s March focuses on marching to the polls

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

October 15, 2018

Women's March Chicago returned to Grant Park for another rally and march on Saturday. The march comes just weeks before midterm elections, so organizers are focusing on encouraging people to vote. "As the assault on both women's rights and democracy continues in this country, women and allies are...

Photos: Election 2014 around DePaul and Chicago

Photos: Election 2014 around DePaul and Chicago

DePaulia Staff

November 4, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='5233'] Above: A collection of photos from Election Day 2014, Nov. 4, around DePaul's campus and throughout Chicago.

Voter registration, education push at DePaul for midterm election

Courtney Jacquin

October 26, 2014

First-year students at DePaul are presented with a plethora of new opportunities: Classes, organizations, all that city life in Chicago has to offer and for many, the chance to vote for the first time. Read More »...

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