presidential primary

Picking up the Pieces: On Trump as “presumptive nominee”

May 10, 2016

Since last Wednesday, I've been watching the dust settle as society comes to terms with the fact that “Donald Trump” and “presumptive nominee” are now being used in the same sentence. The latter half of last week was been devoted to exploring and finding my bearings in this new world I found myself dropped into overnight. [...]

Polls are open. Turned away? Here’s what to do.

April 19, 2016

Polls in Tompkins County and most of the rest of New York State opened at 12 noon, and are open until 9pm. If you go to your polling place and you're told you're not eligible to vote, there are a couple of things you can do. [...]

Leave the candidate swag at home when you vote tomorrow

April 18, 2016

You're with her? Feeling the Bern? You want to make America great again, or reignite promise? Leave the t-shirts and buttons home, or in the car, or in your pocket when you go to the polls, or you might be violating state law. [...]
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