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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Politics

2008 youth vote breaks records

By By Jed Layton, Staff Writer November 12, 2008

By Jed Layton, Staff WriterWASHINGTON, D.C.8212;Fran Thompson lent her support to President-elect Barack Obama by creating a Facebook group. Alan Wallsdale backed Obama by forwarding political texts to...

Obama gains ground with college-age voters

By By Isabella Bravo, Staff Writer November 12, 2008

By Isabella Bravo, Staff WriterAlthough John McCain won Utah, Barack Obama made inroads with the state's young voters.Many students said they agree the United States needs change and that's why they voted...

Economy a key factor in 2008 election, voters say

By By Jed Layton, Staff Writer November 12, 2008

By Jed Layton, Staff WriterWASHINGTON, D.C.8212;Ask Rick Perez to name one reason he voted for President-elect Barack Obama and he will take a couple of minutes to explain his decision.The American University...

Blacks feel significance of Obama victory

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramPHOENIX8212;Looking out of his taxi cab window, driver Judge Mabry's smile would not leave his face. He hit four red lights in a row, was cut off twice...

GOP supporters lament defeat

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramPHOENIX, Ariz.8212;Mark Simmons refused to give up hope. He held red streamers in one hand and a plate of spicy nachos and salsa in the other. Every...

Increased diversity ‘purples’ West

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramTEMPE, Ariz.8212;Blame Ivan McFowell if Sen. Barack Obama wins Nevada, Colorado and New Mexico today. He will take full responsibility if Montana and...

Traditionally red Virginia could swing Obama

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramWASHINGTON8212;Although she's a firm Democrat, Jill Sanderson has not voted in the past four presidential elections. Sanderson has lived in the District...

McCain rises from rebel to presidential candidate

By By Jed Layton, Yan Zhang, Jialing Zhang November 3, 2008

By Jed Layton, Yan Zhang, Jialing ZhangWASHINGTON, D.C.8212;Captain Frank Gamboa sat in a hardback chair at his home in Fairfax, Va. His eyes sparkled at the chance to reminisce about his old friend, Sen....

Swing states leaving in Obama’s favor

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramWASHINGTON, D.C.8212;Jon Summers is worried about Barack Obama. Even though the Illinois senator is leading polls in nearly every swing state with less...

Young college students lament inability to vote

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramWASHINGTON, D.C.8212;Lane Wheeler will not vote on Election Day.She is a U.S. citizen. She has educated herself about the candidates. She pays taxes...