This article originally appeared in The Press of Atlantic City. Read it in its entirety here. WASHINGTON — In Utah, marijuana revved up voter interest last year, and new election policies made it easier for people to cast their ballots, leading to the nation’s biggest jump in midterm turnout. Around the country, state efforts to
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]2018 is finally here! Thank goodness. While this change from December 31, 2017 to January 1, 2018 is largely an arbitrary change — the difference of only a few hours — I love the symbolism of a fresh start and new beginnings. Yes, Trump is still our president, Orrin Hatch is still in office, and
Election cycles can be exhausting. Our mail is inundated with candidate flyers, every television ad is one opponent or the other, and there isn’t a spare piece of land without a campaign sign. But we’re here, we’ve reached the end of this election year. There are celebrations for the winners and commiserations for those defeated.
Did you see the latest poll? No doubt you’ve heard that sentence several times over the course of this election season. It seems that every day there is a new poll showing this candidate ahead or that one behind. But what do these polls really tell us? There is a famous picture that shows a
A few simple behavior modifications could increase voter turnout in this year’s midterm elections. In a Salt Lake Tribune op-ed over the weekend, Isaac Holyoak, Better UTAH communications director, discussed political science research that showed making a voting plan can substantially increase turnout. One research study…showed that merely asking someone whether or not they intended