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What political participation looks like during the Midterm Elections

Paul Florence, News Reporter September 15, 2022

In 2021, the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education released a national report including data on student participation in voting from Whitman College. According to the report, 78 percent of voters...

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Walla Walla local elections wrap-up

Naia Willemsen, News Reporter November 18, 2021

Tuesday, Nov. 2 marked election day around the country, including here in Walla Walla. Voters were casting their ballot to fill five local positions: city council positions one (south ward), two (central...

The importance of local(ish) elections

Scout Hutchinson, Columnist November 25, 2020

Due to one of the longest presidential and congressional elections that we have had in U.S. history — and arguably one of the most important — there have been massive amounts of news coverage about...

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