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The Art Of The Vote: Who Designs The Ballots We Cast?

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 5:51am

Beyond party affiliation, beyond opinions on candidates, there's another factor that influences our vote: the very ballot on which it's cast. Here's a glimpse at how that ballot gets designed.

Out Of Options, This School Got Uber To Pick Up Its Students

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 5:13am

Miles from public transportation, many students at this community college didn't have a way to get to class. That is, until the school decided to partner with the ride-hailing company, Uber.

Akron Works To Bring Joy To Voting

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 5:00am

Akron is one of four cities using civic-engagement grants to make voting a more playful and community-oriented act.

A Changing America Faces A Stark Choice This Election

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 5:00am

Social and demographic change has shaken the foundation for some of what it means to be American. It has set the backdrop of this campaign in ways that were predictable and completely surprising.

In The Black Lives Matter Era, An Effort To Elect More Diverse Prosecutors

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 5:00am

Far down the ballot, district attorney races could reshape the criminal justice system for millions of Americans by electing a more diverse slate of prosecutors.

How Does The Electoral College Work And Is It Fair?

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 4:00am

If any of this strikes you as unfair, you can join the chorus of critics who have abhorred the Electoral College for generations.

Watch: Donald Trump Rushed Off Stage At Reno Rally

Sat, 11/05/2016 - 9:24pm

The Republican nominee was quickly escorted from the stage during a speech in Reno, Nev., as security personnel responded to a perceived threat in the audience.




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