May 24 Primary Elections
There are more results to be examined in the 2022 state primary elections.
2 Jun
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

May 24 Primary Elections »

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May 24, 2022, brought another round of primary elections–this time in Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, and Texas. What can be learned from the May Read more…

Votes Rejected in Texas Primary
Texas new voting rules affected the recent primary election data.
22 Mar
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Votes Rejected in Texas Primary »

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On March 1, 2022, Texas voters went to the polls to vote in their primary elections. However, new voting Read more…

Abbott, O’Rourke Win Texas Primaries
Texas recently held its state primary elections.
9 Mar
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Abbott, O’Rourke Win Texas Primaries »

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The Texas primaries were held on March 1, 2022, and the hotly contested Texas governor’s race is down to just two candidates: Republican Read more…

Texas Goes to the Polls
US and Texas flags flying over Texas State Capitol building, Austin, USA
15 Feb
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Texas Goes to the Polls »

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Texas’ primary election is on March 1, 2022, though early voting is already open. What are some of the key races on the Read more…

U.S. Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Voting Maps
The State Capitol Building in Austin, TX
15 Dec
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

U.S. Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Voting Maps »

One of the important outcomes of the Census is to help lawmakers redraw legislature district maps to reflect changing populations. Republicans and Democrats Read more…

States Attempt New Voting Rights Laws
Credit: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images LLC/Glow Images ; one of the most basic needs for voting is having proper identification. This protects against voter fraud.
29 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

States Attempt New Voting Rights Laws »

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In order to vote, you first need to become a registered voter. In some states, you must register yourself, a certain number of Read more…

2021 Election Updates
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16 Jul
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

2021 Election Updates »

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Critical and exciting political races are happening around the country. These elections could shift the current political makeup of Congress and shed light Read more…

Juneteenth: A Federal Holiday
President Joe Biden speaks with Opal Lee after signing the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
23 Jun
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Juneteenth: A Federal Holiday »

On June 19, 1865, news of the end of the Civil War reached the citizens of Galveston, Texas. This day, known as “Juneteenth,” Read more…

States Begin to Reopen
Are you comfortable going back into public crowds again?
27 May
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

States Begin to Reopen »

One of the greatest challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic is that every state has been impacted differently, and as a result, every state Read more…

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty
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26 Feb
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty »

Among the most controversial issues in the United States today is the use of the death penalty. And that issue gets even murkier Read more…