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Texas Gen Z, Millennial Voters Could Play Critical Role in 2020

Posted on Tue, 11/19/2019 - 9:38am

Spectrum News: Texas Gen Z, Millennial Voters Could Play Critical Role in 2020 By Kathryn Gisi AustinPUBLISHED 6:42 PM CT Nov. 18, 2019   AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas has one of the youngest populations in the country, and despite typically dire...

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The Student Vote Is Surging. So Are Efforts to Suppress It.

Posted on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:05am

New York Times: The Student Vote Is Surging. So Are Efforts to Suppress It. By Michael Wines Oct. 24, 2019, 5:00 a.m. ET AUSTIN, Texas — At Austin Community College, civics is an unwritten part of the curriculum — so much so that for years the...

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ACC Study: Ending straight-ticket voting will lead to fatigue

Posted on Wed, 08/28/2019 - 8:43am

An analysis from the Austin Community College Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) indicates ending straight-ticket voting will lead to voter fatigue and “roll-off” in voting, especially among minorities and older voters. “Our...

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ACC study reveals record levels of straight-ticket voting

Posted on Fri, 02/15/2019 - 1:46pm

Straight-ticket voting reached a record level of 67.49 percent of ballots cast for the U.S. Senate candidates during the November 2018 general election, a more than six percentage point (pp) increase compared to the 2014 election. These findings...

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ACC voters elect new trustee to Place 8 in run-off

Posted on Wed, 12/19/2018 - 2:46pm

Stephanie Gharakhanian won the December 11 run-off election for Place 8 on the Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees. "I am excited and ready to get to work,” says Gharakhanian. “I decided to run for this position because I...

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Voters in sprawling ACC district to choose Place 8 trustee

Posted on Mon, 12/03/2018 - 1:57pm

  Austin-American Statesman: Voters in sprawling ACC district to choose Place 8 trustee   By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz  Posted Nov 30, 2018 at 1:26 PMUpdated Nov 30, 2018 at 7:01 PM Voters in parts of six Central Texas counties will decide in a runoff Dec...

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