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Voting for first time in election brings joy, fear

Voting for first time in election brings joy, fear

By Ollie Gratzinger | Staff Columnist  For the past year or so, everyone in the country — and some beyond — had their eyes set ahead to Tuesday, Nov. 8: the day America would decide who replaces Barack Obama as the President of the United States after eight years in office. That day has come […]

Low voter turnout plagues midterms

Low voter turnout plagues midterms

By Brandon Addeo | The Duquesne Duke The number of ballots cast on Election Day Tuesday in Allegheny County was approximately 75,000 less than the number in 2010. According to statistics from the Allegheny County elections department, less than 355,000 votes were recorded in Allegheny County in the election that saw Democrat Tom Wolf triumph […]