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Our Country’s Long History of Voter Suppression Plagues the 2020 Primaries

Voter suppression is a phenomenon that should seem incomprehensible in the proud, democratic United States of America, but is something that still occurs during each and every election cycle. It has yet again become a topic of conversation due to the 2020 primaries, an event that was not exempt from its fair share of voter […]

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NYPIRG Encourages Queens College Students to Register to Vote

The New York Public Interest Research Group has spent the first month of the semester encouraging students to register to vote for this year’s presidential election. NYPIRG’s mission is to get students involved in legislative action to effect change in their communities. NYPIRG addresses issues such as higher education affordability, hunger and homelessness, clean air […]

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NYPIRG aims to increase voter registration

As the New York State presidential primary election approaches, the New York Public Interest Research Group is working to increase voter registration on campus. New York ranks 46th out of 50 in state voter turnout. NYPIRG, New York’s largest student-direct government watchdog group, hopes to change this. Franklin Rodriguez, senior majoring in psychology and sociology, is […]

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Broken machines are a concern at the 2013 primary elections

Voters from all over New York showed their concern for broken voter machines on Sept. 10, during the 2013 primary elections. Residents of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens called in to New York Public Interest Research Group’s voter helpline, run with Common Cause/NY — a non-profit organization that encourages citizen participation in democracy […]

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