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High school students from all over Takoma Park registered to vote

In 2013, Takoma Park made history by becoming the first city to pass legislation giving 16 and 17 year olds the right to vote in local elections. Four years after the enactment of this instrumental policy, Blair students who live in Takoma could be seen arriving at the local community center, ready to cast their ballots on Nov. 7.

Comunidad Latina se prepara para elegir al nuevo Presidente

La elección para elegir al presidente de los Estados Unidos será el 8 de noviembre. A solo días de la elección, el voto Latino es esencial porque es el que va a determinar quién gana.

When patience isn't enough

Long lines are more than a pet peeve to American voters; a functioning democracy is at stake. Not only are long lines the issue, but so are the demographics of people who typically fall victim to them: low-income, black and Latino voters.

Changes to Maryland voting system spark concern

This year's Election Day (Nov. 6) marks the first time early voting and photo identification will be exhibited in a Maryland presidential election.

2012 Presidential Election candidates on key issues

Here at Silver Chips Online, we've taken the liberty to read and sum up both major parties' 2012 platforms, so you don't have to.

Suppressing the vote

In preparation for the presidential and congressional elections in November, a growing number of states have passed "voter identification" laws.
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