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Ranked-choice voting amendment passes

Ranked-choice voting amendment passes

Atticus Raasch

May 8, 2018

During a city council meeting May 7, the council voted unanimously to pass a vote to approve the amendment of the city charter allowing for the inclusion of the ranked-choice voting system. This follows the first reading of the amendment which was read at a public hearing April 16. According to...

New referendum approved in election

New referendum approved in election

Atticus Raasch

November 8, 2017

According to the Office of the Secretary of State, both the new and old referendums passed by a large margin following the Nov. 7 voting day. With 19 of 19 precincts reporting in, the current numbers show the existing referendum was renewed with 6609 Yes to 1166 No votes, according to the Office of...

One student’s experience voting for the first time

Nathaniel Sturzl

December 1, 2016

There's a lot of responsibility that comes with voting. This wasn't lost on me as I walked into the voting center of my precinct for the first time.      The day was finally here, the day that would decide what the next four years might look like. I'd done everything I could do to prepare and...

Volunteers engage in voting process

Volunteers engage in voting process

Atticus Raasch, Writer

November 8, 2016

Although he can not vote, senior Dotan Appelbaum feels pride in doing what he can to help in the upcoming presidential election. “I think it’s a really great experience to be involved in civic life,” Appelbaum said. “I can’t vote so this is one way I can actually be a part of the electi...

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