Tag Archives: midterms

More Young Voters Could Come Out To Vote In November, Sparked By Abortion And Other Hot Political Issues

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Abby Kiesa, Tufts University The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the constitutional right to abortion has far-reaching personal and political implications and may help decide the midterm elections in November 2022. That influence extends to young people’s election participation. People ages 18 to 29 have historically been less likely to …

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The Governor’s Races We’re Watching In 2022

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Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th This year, 36 states are scheduled to hold elections for governor around the country and at least a dozen will include major bids from women, women of color and LGBTQ+ people. As of May 2022, eight incumbent women governors are seeking reelection; 23 …

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi To Seek Re-election

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California announced she will seek reelection in this year’s midterms. “While we have made progress much more needs to be done to improve people’s lives. This election is crucial: nothing less is at stake than our Democracy,” Pelosi said in an announcement on Twitter Tuesday. …

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Donald Trump to Remain Banned From Facebook For Two Years

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On Friday, Facebook announced that Donald Trump would remain banned from Facebook and Instagram until at least January 2023. Due to his risking the public’s safety, the social media company has decided not to allow him to resume his accounts, CNBC reported. “We will evaluate external factors, including instances of violence, restrictions …

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