Posts Tagged: 2016 Election

Four Takeaways from Election Day

November 10, 2016 | 2 comments | Posted in Voting | Tags:

This has been an historic election: voter turnout was significant, pre-election polling was shown to be flawed, and conventional wisdom about the expected results flew out the window last night as real numbers started to trickle in.

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Don’t Stay Home – State Senators and Representatives are the People’s Voice

October 27, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Voting | Tags: , , , , , ,

On November 8th, Pennsylvanians will be electing State Senators and State Representatives – the men and women who will represent you in changing or making state laws in Harrisburg. What are the primary roles and responsibilities of these positions?

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Don’t Stay Home – Congress is the legislative check on the President

October 13, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Politics, Uncategorized, Voting | Tags: , , , , ,

By Macie Malone, PFI Summer Intern

This November, people across the nation will be voting in the 2016 General Election for the next President of the United States. Americans are concerned for the well-being of the nation and have an … Read more

Help Voter Participation – Don’t Stay Home This Election

September 28, 2016 | No comments | Posted in Voting | Tags: , , ,

According to voter registration and estimated population totals, 34% of Pennsylvanians are currently not registered to vote.

Last Presidential election, comparing those registered to vote with the total ballots cast for President, 32.5% of Pennsylvania registered voters did not vote.… Read more