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United States division sparked by both sides of the political spectrum

United States division sparked by both sides of the political spectrum

by Nicholas Edabat, Contributor // January 27, 2021

Tensions within the country remain heightened between the radicalized masses of the democratic and republican parties after “The Trump Insurrection,”...

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Trump-incited violence at US Capitol stalls Electoral College vote

Trump-incited violence at US Capitol stalls Electoral College vote

by Brenden Tuccinardi and Katelynn Robinson // January 6, 2021

On Jan. 6, while Vice President Mike Pence presided over a joint session of Congress where newly sworn-in lawmakers gathered to certify the Electoral College...

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Viejas Arena (pictured here) served as one of many polling sites where voters could decide on one of the 15 measures on the ballot in California.

Formerly incarcerated SDSU students, alumni react to passage of Proposition 17

by Catlan Nguyen, Social Media Editor // November 18, 2020

Earlier this month, California voters passed five of the propositions on the ballot and rejected seven. Proposition 17, which allows state parolees...

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Viejas Arena was one of many super poll sites operated by the county.

SDSU hosts super poll site at Viejas Arena

by Katelynn Robinson and Jeanette Giovanniello // November 4, 2020

Students and members of the San Diego community were invited to vote in-person at Viejas Arena located on San Diego State’s campus from Oct. 31 to Nov....

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OPINION: Trump is wrong. Voting by mail is safe.

OPINION: Trump is wrong. Voting by mail is safe.

by Catherine Van Weele, Senior Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

COVID-19 has altered nearly every facet of life as we know it, and will certainly play a major role in this year’s election. Not only will COVID-19 responses...

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Racial Justice, transportation, housing among top priorities for council candidates

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // November 3, 2020

District 1 - La Jolla, Carmel Valley, Torrey Pines Joe Lacava Joe Lacava is a San Diego State graduate and is a native San Diegan. According to his...

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A screenshot of SDSU Rock The Vote's Instagram.

How Rock the Vote registered thousands of people online

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

Before every election, Associated Students hosts a Rock the Vote campaign to register as many students as possible to vote and make sure they know how...

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Celebrities flex their influencer power by urging people to vote, endorsing candidates

by Kirstie Burgess, Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

As the 2020 Election comes to a close, celebrities throughout America are encouraging their fans to vote as well as endorsing candidates.  There is...

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The Daily Aztec moderated a debate between SDSU College Democrats and TPUSA at SDSU on Oct. 28.

Turning Point USA and SDSU College Dems debate ahead of Election Day

by Jason Freund, Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

On Oct. 28, The Daily Aztec hosted a virtual debate between Turning Point USA at San Diego State and the College Democrats. The debate was hosted on Zoom...

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California's 49th, 52nd and 53rd Congressional Districts cover much of San Diego. The Daily Aztec sat down with the candidates to ask them about the issues college students care about most.

How CA 49th, 52nd, and 53rd candidates line up on the issues

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

As the 2020 general election draws closer, The Daily Aztec’s Patrick Doyle sat down with congressional candidates Brian Maryott, Jim DeBello, Sara Jacobs,...

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Sophomore forward Mallory Adams (left) and then-junior guard Téa Adams (right) each dribble the ball up the court during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Mallory Adams and Téa Adams send open letter to student-athletes regarding 2020 Election

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // November 3, 2020

San Diego State student-athletes are exercising their right to let their voice be heard during this year’s election. 463 student-athletes are registered...

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OPINION: It’s important you vote to protect those who can’t

OPINION: It’s important you vote to protect those who can’t

by Gaby Jose, Contributor // November 3, 2020

The basic human rights of countless marginalized groups of people are at risk this Election Day. The 2020 Presidential Election is by far the most important...

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