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BREAKING: Summer classes move to online format
Democratic National Convention pushed to August to prevent COVID-19 spread

Democratic National Convention pushed to August to prevent COVID-19 spread

April 2, 2020

DNC Chair Tom Perez said the decision was made to ensure the health and safety of Milwaukee residents and convention attendees amid the coronavirus pandemic.

How students can vote

How students can vote

April 1, 2020

The deadline to register to vote online was March 30, but voters are able to register in person.

COVID-19 likely to influence voter turnout

COVID-19 likely to influence voter turnout

April 1, 2020

Students are able to request voter ID cards from Marquette and use a scanned version to vote absentee.

Jill Karofsky challenges incumbent Daniel Kelly for State Supreme Court

Jill Karofsky challenges incumbent Daniel Kelly for State Supreme Court

April 1, 2020

The Supreme Court currently holds a conservative majority of 5-2. Despite the race being officially nonpartisan, Karofsky receives support and endorsements from liberal groups against Kelly's conservative support and endorsements.

Incumbent Tom Barrett faces Wisconsin Senator Lena Taylor in mayoral election

Incumbent Tom Barrett faces Wisconsin Senator Lena Taylor in mayoral election

April 1, 2020

Barrett has been mayor of Milwaukee for 16 years while Taylor has been in the Wisconsin State Senate for a nearly equal 16 years.

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