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The Daily Utah Chronicle

Elections

Salt lake resident shows their support for Biden-Harris presidency on Thursday, October 29th, 2020. Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah

Kincart: Is Your Post-Election Rhetoric Exclusive?

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer November 25, 2020

  In the weeks leading up to and away from the election, it is not unusual to hear friends say, “If Trump wins, I’m leaving the country.” In 2016, Canada’s immigration website crashed as...

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Alexander: How Dare the American People Steal This Election From Trump?

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer November 21, 2020

  According to every reputable and trustworthy news source, this November's hotly contested presidential election had a clear winner. They say it was Joe Biden, but according to our president,...

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Burton: The Will of Trump Still Lingers

By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer November 17, 2020

  To say the presidential election was tense and surprising would be an understatement. After days of waiting for results from swing states like Pennsylvania, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are slated...

Republican Headquarters in Salt Lake City on Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 (Photo by: The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Barron: Remember, Remember for Future Novembers

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer November 10, 2020

  Donald Trump filed for re-election the day of his inauguration, which kicked off an unprecedented and tiring four-year bid for the White House. With the last 8 months of this exhaustive election...

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Cushman: We Need to Change Utah’s Presidential Election System

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer November 10, 2020

  With most ballots counted already, it looks like Donald Trump has won around 58% of the popular vote in Utah and Joe Biden will receive around 37%. As final ballots are counted, those numbers...

A police officer enters the Salt Lake Metro Jail in South Salt Lake City on Election Day, November 3, 2020.(Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reese: Voting Is a Right and Our Government Needs To Treat It as Such

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer November 8, 2020

  For every 100,000 people in Utah, 439 of them are incarcerated. Approximately 2.3 million people are currently incarcerated in the United States — the equivalent of around 2/3 of Utah’s population....

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Alexander: Thanks to Trump, Republicans Distance Themselves From the Constitution

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer November 6, 2020

  Ever since President Donald Trump won the 2016 election, Republicans have bent the United States Constitution to their will. Whether it was the Trump administration abusing its power time after...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints office building in Salt Lake City photographed on August 28th, 2020. (Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Biden Has Earned the LDS Vote

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer November 3, 2020

  In the last week leading up to Election Day, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have been making their final efforts to garner support. Throughout their campaigns, both...

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McGrath: Plastic Straws Aren’t Killing Us, Corporations Are

By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer November 3, 2020

  We’ve all heard or used the term gaslighting — it is “a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more, makes a victim question their reality and own sanity.” You might think...

Students at the University of Utah are following the COVID-19 guidelines by wearing masks while working on campus (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Saifee: Cast Aside Individualism for a Better Tomorrow

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor November 2, 2020

  We are now beginning the eleventh month of this hellish year. And unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be getting any better. Utah's COVID-19 cases are increasing at alarming rates. Just this past...