midterm elections

Record Turnout: How Chicago Votes Capitalized on Star Power, Social Influence, and Youth Energy to Break Voting Records in Chicago This Midterm Election

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While votes are still being recounted in some parts of the country, one statistic remains unchallenged- the record numbers of young adult voters in Chicago this year. For the first time in Chicago history, millennials voted in larger numbers than any other demographic. Although it’s impossible to pinpoint the exact reasons for such a high […]

Frank Ocean Will Be Giving Out Free Merch To Voters Today

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Today’s the day! If you’re over 18 and eligible to vote in the midterm elections, now’s the most important time to have your voice heard and make your opinion count. Not that you actually need anymore incentive to get out there and vote, but Frank Ocean just dropped some extra special merch for those that […]

Frank Ocean Returns to Blonded Radio to Discuss Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories, Freedom of Speech & More

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The last episode of Frank Ocean’s Blonded Radio was August 2017, but he returned with a new episode of his Beats 1 radio show on Midterms Election Day. Frank Ocean's #blondedRADIO.Midterms pt. 1. Listen now free: https://t.co/OxDvr1hgmPAnytime: https://t.co/4k8xC6qDYI pic.twitter.com/JwemYnhKxr — Beats 1 (@Beats1) November 6, 2018 Ocean, Vegyn, and the rest of the group talked […]

Beyond the ‘Who’: A Look at Some Key Election Day Ballot Measures Across the Country and What They Mean for the Next Generation

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In what is anticipated to be a contentious mid-term election, many current and aspiring politicians have made a name for themselves. And while whether or not Beto Cruz wins in Texas is certainly of extreme importance, it’s not just the “who’s” that will play a pivotal role in our nation’s future, but also the “what’s.” […]

Democracy on your ‘Droid: Five Apps to Help Make Voting Easier

Democracy on your ‘Droid: Five apps to help make voting easier

With the midterm elections coming up, its hard to be 100% informed about every issue as well as read every bill or proposition that’s on the ballot. And after election season, how exactly do you contact your lawmakers? Luckily, if you’re a smartphone owner, we’ve got you covered with these five apps. WeVote The best […]

Return of the Mack: Obama Returns to Politics in 2018

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Words by Nick Slay With the midterm elections looming, only one person could upset the comfortable majority that Republican Party has enjoyed during the Trump administration, Barack Obama. The dream scenario for any president is to have his party be in control of the Senate and the House of Representatives. With the GOP in control […]