Election 2012

Students to staff and watch polls

About 40 students from PLTV will be scattered throughout campus operating and manning the voting process. They will check in voters, explain the process to first-time voters and tabulate numbers at the end of the day.
11/06/12 12:47am

Penn graduate instrumental in political campaigns

Since he left Penn Ahearn has quickly made a name for himself on the campaign trail, serving most recently as the regional finance director of 1987 College graduate Jon Huntsman’s unsuccessful presidential bid.
11/04/12 11:18pm

Bill Clinton to rally voters for President Obama at the Palestra

Clinton has been a popular surrogate for the Obama campaign this election cycle. He has stumped for the president in battleground states such as New Hampshire and Virginia.
11/04/12 10:59pm

Democrats win big in state elections

Incumbents Senator Bob Casey and state treasurer Robert McCord clinched their second terms, while Kathleen Kane and Eugene DePasquale won their races for state attorney general and auditor general, respectively. INTERACTIVE: Pennsylvania Election Results 11/07/12 2:28am

Annenberg professor's study finds racism declined due to President Obama

Goldman’s research concluded that, because of Obama, there has been a decrease in the amount of negative categorization of black citizens by whites.
11/04/12 10:24pm

Swaying the vote, one Barbie at a time

The shrine belongs to Jacqui Bowman, a former consulting scholar for the Penn Museum who earned a certificate of executive administration from the University. The shrine is Bowman’s front porch on 43rd Street near Baltimore Avenue.
11/01/12 11:12pm

DP poll shows Democrat-leaning campus

Despite close numbers between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney nationally, likely voters at Penn have self-identified as 55.0 percent Democrat, according to a poll conducted by The Daily Pennsylvanian.
11/01/12 1:14am