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Captured: Best of 2016 Campaign

November 8, 2016

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space to share photos by The Daily’s staff as well as photos from members of our community. Students can submit entries to be considered from their classes, vacation or just from around NU by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com.

 

The election is nearly over. Here are The Daily’s best photos from the 2016 Campaign.

 

Vampire Weekend lead singer Ezra Koenig (left) speaks to students gathered at the Fiji house about the importance of voting in March. Koenig and drummer Chris Tomson performed their hit song "A-Punk" before leading students to the polls.

Sam Schumacher/Daily Senior Staffer
Vampire Weekend lead singer Ezra Koenig (left) speaks to students gathered at the Fiji house about the importance of voting in March. Koenig and drummer Chris Tomson performed their hit song “A-Punk” before leading students to the polls.

Lawrence Lessig presents his platform to reform campaign finances during a speech at Cahn Auditorium on October 2015. The former Democratic presidential candidate visited Northwestern as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival and discussed the urgency of monetary campaign reform.

Katherine Pach/Daily Senior Staffer
Lawrence Lessig presents his platform to reform campaign finances during a speech at Cahn Auditorium on October 2015. The former Democratic presidential candidate visited Northwestern as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival and discussed the urgency of monetary campaign reform.

President Barack Obama speaks in February to a room of reporters at a White House press conference, which Medill on the Hill students covered. This year, the Washington, D.C. program was moved to Fall Quarter to allow students to cover the 2016 presidential elections.

Tyler Pager/Daily Senior Staffer
President Barack Obama speaks in February to a room of reporters at a White House press conference, which Medill on the Hill students covered. This year, the Washington, D.C. program was moved to Fall Quarter to allow students to cover the 2016 presidential elections.

Organizers and supporters for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign congregate at the opening of the Evanston Field Office in February. The field office launched volunteer and outreach efforts for the Northshore area.

Organizers and supporters for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign congregate at the opening of the Evanston Field Office in February. The field office launched volunteer and outreach efforts for the Northshore area.

Ben Carson speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA, a day before the Virginia primary. The former Republican Presidential candidate dropped out of the race five days later.

Mariana Alfaro/Daily Senior Staffer
Ben Carson speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA, a day before the Virginia primary. The former Republican Presidential candidate dropped out of the race five days later.

President Barack Obama introduces Judge Merrick Garland as his choice to replace Justice Antonin Scalia in March. Garland's confirmation as a Supreme Court Justice has been a contentious issue this election.

Mariana Alfaro/Daily Senior Staffer
President Barack Obama introduces Judge Merrick Garland as his choice to replace Justice Antonin Scalia in March. Garland’s confirmation as a Supreme Court Justice has been a contentious issue this election.

Bill Clinton speaks at the Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster St., at a campaign event for his wife Hillary Clinton.

Zack Laurence/Daily Senior Staffer
Bill Clinton speaks at the Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster St., at a campaign event for his wife Hillary Clinton.

Evanston residents gather at Tommy Nevin’s Pub to watch the first presidential debate. The viewing party was hosted by Democratic Reps. Laura Fine and Robyn Gabel and state Sen. Daniel Biss.

Jeffrey Wang/Daily Senior Staffer
Evanston residents gather at Tommy Nevin’s Pub to watch the first presidential debate. The viewing party was hosted by Democratic Reps. Laura Fine and Robyn Gabel and state Sen. Daniel Biss.

More than 200 students gather at Norris University Center to watch the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt served as Monday’s debate moderator.

Jeffrey Wang/Daily Senior Staffer
More than 200 students gather at Norris University Center to watch the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt served as Monday’s debate moderator.

Votes volunteers speak to students at a voter registration booth in Norris on Monday. A new online voter registration tool enabled Northwestern to register 96 percent of eligible voters in the freshmen class.

Colin Boyle/The Daily Northwestern
Votes volunteers speak to students at a voter registration booth in Norris on Monday. A new online voter registration tool enabled Northwestern to register 96 percent of eligible voters in the freshmen class.

Republican congressional candidate Joan McCarthy Lasonde speaks to supporters and the media outside of the office of Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) at 820 Davis St. Lasonde called on Schakowsky to resign after videos released by Project Veritas Action appear to show Schakowsky’s husband talk about voter fraud.

Lauren Duquette/Daily Senior Staffer
Republican congressional candidate Joan McCarthy Lasonde speaks to supporters and the media outside of the office of Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) at 820 Davis St. Lasonde called on Schakowsky to resign after videos released by Project Veritas Action appear to show Schakowsky’s husband talk about voter fraud.

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) addressed Northwestern students about the importance of the millennial vote in the presidential election. The forum was held by Future Forum and also featured Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California).

Colin Boyle/The Daily Northwestern
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) addressed Northwestern students about the importance of the millennial vote in the presidential election. The forum was held by Future Forum and also featured Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California).

 

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