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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Political science Profs. Reuel Rogers and Julie Lee Merseth.

Panelists discuss impact of 2020 presidential election on BIPOC communities

November 6, 2020

Expert professors conveyed the importance of voter turnout and grassroots organizing in a Thursday panel hosted by the Asian American Studies Program. The panel was part of a two-part series examining...

Ocampo: Should we abolish the Electoral College?

October 18, 2020

In 2016, Hillary Clinton won 65,845,063 votes while Donald Trump won 62,980,160 votes – a difference of nearly three million votes and a 2.1 percentage point lead in the popular vote. The keyword: popular....

Office Hours: Debriefing the 2016 Election

Office Hours: Debriefing the 2016 Election

December 8, 2016

Office Hours features interviews with Northwestern professors about current events. This week, we sat down with Prof. Al Tillery, an associate chair of the Political Science Department who specializes...

Cohen: The Electoral College should be used to prevent a Donald Trump presidency

Cohen: The Electoral College should be used to prevent a Donald Trump presidency

February 21, 2016

I still remember the day my sixth grade social studies teacher taught me about the Electoral College. “Look, what if Britney Spears decided to run for president, and a bunch of people just decided to...

Kearney: If you cant beat em, change the rules

Kearney: If you can’t beat ’em, change the rules

January 27, 2013

The Electoral College, many would argue, is a misguided system designed by the Founding Fathers to protect the presidency from blatantly unqualified men but which has instead made presidential campaigns...

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