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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

OPINION: In search for the left

After four days of uncertainty, there was very little doubt that Joe Biden would be the forty-sixth president-elect of the United States as the counts in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Nevada were...

Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio’s 13th Congressional District. 

Kent State students conflicted about reelected congressman Tim Ryan

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 12, 2020

Rep. Tim Ryan won reelection in Ohio’s 13th district congressional last Tuesday. Ryan defeated Republican challenger Christina Hagan, a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives.  Ohio’s...

Sarah Richardson was the first voter in line at the Rec on Nov. 3, 2020. 

A look into Election Day in Portage County

KentWired Staff November 3, 2020

Our staff is spending all day visiting various polling locations and hearing from members of the greater Kent community. Here’s a look at the people voting, volunteering and being a part of Election...

Iris Meltzer, President of the League of Women Voters of Ohio. 

How to have a voting plan

Kandra Hill Reporter November 1, 2020

With Election Day on Tuesday, over 85 million Americans have already voted according to the United States Election Project. Those who haven’t voted yet have a few voting options at their disposal. Voting...

Early voting in Ohio: What you need to know to cast a ballot

Maria McGinnis Features editor October 31, 2020

With Election Day less than a week away, time is ticking for voters to carry out their voting plans and make sure their ballots are cast correctly and on time.Registered Ohioans have three options to cast...

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Election Day: What to bring and where to go

Kim Fisher Reporter October 29, 2020

Before going to the polls, students should make sure they know where their polling place is and that they have the proper identification when they arrive. The Board of Elections in each county sent a...

Different state’s judicial selections range from partisan elections to assisted appointments. As shown in the graph, the state of Ohio has a nonpartisan election. Information from Ballotpedia. Graphic base from simplemaps.com. Graphic created by Sara Crawford.

Ohio Supreme Court candidates and the upcoming November election

Sara Crawford Opinion editor October 28, 2020

Election Day is less than a week away, the final day to register to vote has passed and absentee ballots are on their way out to registered voters. When it comes to the Ohio Supreme Court justices, they...

Courtesy of the Burr Magazine. 

Voting initiative on campus working to foster civic engagement

The General Elections are rapidly approaching; however, there are still a lot of questions and worries about the best way to vote. Safety concerns due to the pandemic are leading more voters to request...

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

Ohio Secretary of State meets with members of USG to discuss election voting

Troy Pierson Reporter October 13, 2020

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).Director of Governmental Affairs...

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OPINION: How to help more KSU students get out and vote on Election Day

Dear editor and Kent State University community, Election Day is just over a month away, and I’m worried. I’m clearly not the only one; London Green’s recent opinion piece for KentWired, “Why...

Coronavirus and the Primary Election – How safe are the polls?

Rachel Gross, TV2 Correspondent March 14, 2020

Should voters be worried about their health on Election Day? The simple answer is no, at least not for this election.Portage County Board of Election Deputy Director Terrie Nielson says that the polls...

Sydney Dunmire, Ohio youth governor, 69th governor of the Ohio YMCA youth and government program, and senior at Rutherford B. Hayes High School. 

High school students talk about voting, voter registration

As the presidential race wages on, emerging 18-year-old high school students will be able to exercise their voting power in the upcoming primaries and presidential election. According to Axios, Generation...

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