The Vermont Cynic

Despite faults in election system, go vote

Despite faults in election system, go vote

Henry Mitchell

March 4, 2020

Today, March 3, is “Super Tuesday” when 14 states will hold their primary elections. Many people are rightfully worried about their preferred candidate not getting nominated as the official Democratic Party nominee. We need to keep fighting and remember our votes do matter. Despite the flaws i...

Don’t count out Bernie Sanders just yet

Don’t count out Bernie Sanders just yet

Matt Heineman

February 28, 2020

Political experts on the left sometimes argue that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ supporters could present a problem for the Democratic Party’s effort to defeat President Donald Trump in the presidential election. They are wrong. Some notable criticisms have come from figures such as New York Times opinion ...

How to engage SGA voters

How to engage SGA voters

Staff Editorial

April 4, 2018

If we were to write the staff editorial expected of this paper, we would say that only 20 percent of the student body voted in the SGA presidential election, and isn’t that a shame. We would wag our fingers at our fellow undergrads, and point out that an SGA president elect received only 1,124 votes...

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