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Politics

06/02/20 12:36am
Although absentee voters now have until June 2 to mail their ballots, some Penn students who applied for a mail-in ballot from out of state may still be unable to vote because of delays in receiving their ballots.
06/01/20 10:58pm
Elections offices must receive ballots by 5 p.m. EDT on June 9, one week after the original deadline. Ballots must still be postmarked by June 2. 
05/30/20 12:44am
The National Legal and Policy Center complaint alleges the University has millions of dollars in undisclosed funds from China. 
05/28/20 10:50pm
In a May 27 livestream, Wolf announced his endorsement for Biden, stating he believes Biden is the best candidate to lead the country out of the coronavirus pandemic. 
05/27/20 1:37am
Penn and Columbia University are the only two Ivy League institutions that do not pay PILOTS, or Payments in Lieu of Taxes, to their local governments. 
05/26/20 4:04pm
Owen Voutsinas-Klose is running as a delegate for former Vice President Joe Biden. Jack Cahill is running as a delegate for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). 
05/26/20 12:11am
The primary election is scheduled to take place on June 2, and the deadline to request a mail-in ballot is May 26. 
05/20/20 11:05pm
Voters with Pennsylvania identification can apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot online, while non-identification holding voters must email, call, or mail in a request to receive a ballot.
04/28/20 12:34am
The group hopes to diversify what it feels is a dominant pre-professional atmosphere on campus by fostering electoral engagement and progressive activism. 
04/22/20 2:18am
CAFSA, an on-campus organization officially founded in September 2019 to combat rape culture and support historically underrepresented identities, removed Penn Dems from their coalition after they endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
04/22/20 1:48am
Even though most students have now left Penn's campus, students should still be counted as living in Philadelphia, or where they would have been living on April 1 had the coronavirus not displaced them.
04/17/20 12:17am
Though Biden does not share the alumni status of 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump, several members of the Biden family have graduated from Penn’s various schools, and the former vice president served as a Penn presidential professor of practice.
04/16/20 11:43am
Warren taught at Penn Law in the 1980s and 1990s, and Biden served as a Benjamin Franklin Presidential Professor of Practice from 2017 until he launched his campaign in 2019.
04/15/20 11:19pm
Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations on March 19.
04/15/20 10:42pm
Sanders' endorsement of Biden has drawn the ire of Penn for Bernie, with the group declining to endorse Biden, but Penn Dems and Penn for Biden are optimistic the former vice president will have significant youth support in November.
04/13/20 4:53pm
Penn for Bernie's board members wrote in an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian that although they "revere" Sanders, they do not agree with his decision and "are not a cult who will follow him in each and every direction."
04/13/20 12:10am
Penn for Bernie's directors sent out a survey form on Friday to over 200 members seeking input about the future of Penn for Bernie.
04/08/20 1:28pm
Biden, a former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice, now has a clear path to the nomination and will face Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate, in November's general election.
04/02/20 10:36pm
The stay-at-home order began at 8 p.m. on April 1 and will continue until April 30, Governor Tom Wolf announced.
04/02/20 12:57am
While Penn Democrats officially endorsed Biden in late March, Penn for Bernie said their group has no plans to support Biden’s campaign unless he adopts leftist policies that address issues pertinent to younger voters.