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Midterm elections 2018
10 months ago

Midterm elections 2018

By  • News

UTD students joined the rest of the country last Tuesday in voting in the midterm elections. For several voters, this election was different from past cycles.

Students such as emerging …
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County divide to have implications for elections
12 months ago

County divide to have implications for elections

Near Franklyn Jenifer Drive, a congressional district line splits the UTD campus in half. This distinction determines which congressional candidate, county judge and even state congressman students vote for, depending …
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Students participate in campaign efforts
1 year ago

Students participate in campaign efforts

As the midterm elections approach, an increasing number of UTD students have become involved in campaigns across the state.

Student Government Vice President Carla Ramazan serves as a UTD fellow …
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Q&A: Colin Allred
1 year ago

Q&A: Colin Allred

Colin Allred, the Democratic candidate in the race to represent Texas’ 32nd congressional district, visited UTD on April 19. The Mercury had a chance to sit down with Allred and …
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Mercury Morning News 10/3/17
2 years ago

Mercury Morning News 10/3/17

Tune in to hear an interview with a junior who just released his first album, an interview with Texas senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke and a review of new movie …
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More party platforms needed to represent Americans

By  • Opinion

Correction: In a previous version of this story, the party that 43 percent of U.S. citizens affiliated with was not identified correctly. The Mercury regrets this error.

Recent election has …
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GOP candidates attend church forum in Plano
4 years ago

GOP candidates attend church forum in Plano

By  • News

On Oct. 18, 2015, Republican presidential candidates gathered for the North Texas Presidential Forum at the Prestonwood Baptist Church. Candidates in attendance included Carly Fiorina, Senator Ted Cruz, former Senator …
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