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Politics

10/26/20 11:52pm
In-person early voting began on Sept. 29 and will conclude on Oct. 27, coinciding with the last day to request a mail-in ballot. 
10/26/20 11:50pm
As the campaign reaches its final stretch, politically active students are grinding nonstop to help the former vice president emerge victorious in key battleground states like Pennsylvania and Florida next week.
10/26/20 11:49pm
For Penn-affiliated politics aficionados, President Donald Trump and the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbate America's sordid history of voter disenfranchisement.
10/26/20 11:19pm
The survey, which ran from Oct. 12 to Oct. 20, garnered 582 responses from the Class of 2021 through the Class of 2024.
10/26/20 11:11pm
The DP analytics team analyzed more than 5,600 campaign donations by faculty members made between January 2019 and August 2020.
10/26/20 10:59pm
Around Philadelphia, Penn students have expressed so much interest in working at the polls that the commonwealth has had to turn some volunteers away.
10/26/20 10:58pm
We summarize everything you need to know.
10/26/20 10:57pm
Your vote is a key part of the county's democracy. It can help shape policy and government to reflect America’s diverse population.
10/25/20 10:24pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro responded that photographing or videotaping a citizen privately casting their vote could be illegal voter intimidation.
10/23/20 8:51pm
Both Biden and Trump have made a number of visits to Pennsylvania in recent weeks in an effort to secure the commonwealth’s 20 electoral votes.
10/23/20 12:09am
Penn professor Rogers Smith and former presidents of the American Political Science Association argued in a recent op-ed that media networks will not be able to call the 2020 election fairly. But Penn's elections experts who work in the NBC News Decision Desk disagree, calling APSA's claim entirely misinformed.
10/21/20 10:32pm
The former president ended the day with a ticketed “drive-in rally” outside Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia, during which he particularly urged Black men, progressives, and other voters to participate in the election in efforts to oust Trump.
10/20/20 11:32pm
Penn cites state regulations for why it cannot change the Academic Calendar without explaining other unforeseen days — such as snow days, and a day off for the 2018 Eagles parade — the University has given off in the past.
10/20/20 7:14pm
The Supreme Count rules that Pennsylvania mail-in ballots received three days after Nov. 3 can be counted — a win for Pennsylvanian Democrats.
10/19/20 11:37pm
Thousands of supporters gathered in western Pennsylvania last week for Trump's second MAGA rally since his COVID-19 diagnosis. Here's a look inside "the Trump experience."
10/19/20 11:04pm
In a push to engage voters just weeks before the presidential election, former President Barack Obama will visit Philadelphia in person to campaign for Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee and his former vice president. 
10/18/20 11:10pm
Penn Dems hosts a convention each presidential election year for other collegiate Democratic clubs. The event continued this year virtually.
10/18/20 8:04pm
In front of a socially distanced crowd of a couple dozen Penn students, community members, and campaign staff, Yang delivered an urgent plea for young Americans to vote this fall. He also spoke with the DP about the Asian American electorate and what Biden's win would mean for his universal basic income plan.
10/16/20 12:06am
Biden is currently on an unpaid leave of absence from the University, but remains the Benjamin Franklin Presidential Practice Professor, and has established the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement. 
10/15/20 9:38pm
The panel also featured Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile, and 2005 College graduate and Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker.