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Kent United Church of Christ was one of the voting locations in Portage County.

GALLERY: Views from the polls

Matthew Brown and Asha Blake, Photo Editor, Assistant Photo Editor November 10, 2022

Janice Simmons-Mortiner (back middle) and Sara Moore (right) oversee a polling worker giving a man his ballot at the Kent Free Library on Nov. 8. They are both voting location managers at this precinct.

Kent Library serves as one of many polling locations

Kaitlyn Finchler, Digital Content Manager November 8, 2022

With only a few hours left to vote, the polling managers and workers are gearing up for the next three hours. At the Kent Library, located at 312 W. Main St., Ohio voters can head up to the second floor...

Kent poll workers seeing ‘steady’ turnout early in the day

Emma Andrus, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

Throughout the morning and into the early afternoon, poll workers at the Kent State Recreation and Wellness Center said they’ve seen a “steady” turnout of voters, estimating that nearly 70 voters...

A screenshot of the Ohio online voter registration system website.

Ready to vote? How to check and update your registration ahead of Tuesday’s deadline

Emma Andrus, Editor-in-Chief October 9, 2022

The deadline to register to vote in Ohio is approaching fast: It’s Tuesday. Are you registered to vote? If not, here's how. If yes, here’s how to check your registration and, if needed, update...

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...


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 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...

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