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Most people are voting by mail this year as a result of COVID-19, while in previous years polling stations have been the most popular form of voting.

How the 2020 election will shape the future of Carlmont students

September 18, 2020

2020 has been a challenging year. Between COVID-19, a declining economy, the Black Lives Matter movement, and more, the upcoming election has proven to be more crucial than ever. In one of the most polariz...

The State Senate and Assembly convene at the California State Capitol in Sacramento to work on legislation. 

State offices are up for election

September 10, 2020

California's citizens are tasked with making big choices regarding their government come November. Not only will the state be voting in the presidential election, but voters will also ...

Joe Biden gives a speech on the last night of the Democratic National Convention, proudly accepting his presidential nomination.

Recap of the 2020 Democratic National Convention

September 9, 2020

The 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicked off Aug. 17 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, nominating Joe Biden for president with Kamala Harris as his running mate. A...

In the wake of COVID-19, states are being more creative with voting-by-mail.

How to vote in 2020

September 9, 2020

Four years since the last presidential election, some voting guidelines have shifted, especially to accommodate new situations regarding COVID-19. Wondering how to cast your ballot...

US President Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech for the Republican Party nomination for reelection during the final day of the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House on August 27, 2020 in Washington, DC.

A recap from a highly unconventional Republican National Convention

September 8, 2020

Preface: Many of the sentiments expressed in the Republican National Convention stand in stark contrast to past political conventions and elections. With a highly divided, bipartisan...

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