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Voter registration must be conducted in person starting today

Voter registration must be completed in person either in Colfax or the CUB. Residents must wear masks and obey safety measures while registering.

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2020

Starting today, Washington state voters can register in-person at Whitman County’s Election Office or The Student Voting Hub in the Compton Union Building. Oct. 26 was the last day to register to vote online. The election office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 304 N...

National League of Women Voters discuss litigation cases

The league is currently involved in litigation about redistricting, the National Voter Registration Act, voter purges and COVID-19, said Celina Stewart, senior director of advocacy and litigation for the League of Women Voters of the United States.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2020

Representatives from the League of Women Voters of the United States discussed current litigation cases they are involved in during a virtual Brown Bag event hosted by Pullman’s local league.  The national league is responsible for determining strategies and action policies that ensure the league...

Ballots will be mailed today

People can register to vote online until Oct. 26. After that, they must register in-person.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2020

Whitman County officials will mail Washington voting ballots today, and voters can expect to see them by mid to late next week, according to the county auditor.  County auditor Sandy Jamison said the county made several changes in light of COVID-19 and other events. Voters can drop their ballots a...

Washington Secretary of State hosts Q&A on voter registration, mail-in voting

Any Washington resident can participate in mail-in voting as long as they are registered and have an up-to-date address.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2020

The state is likely to see a record voter turnout for 18-24 year olds, said Washington Secretary of State during a Q&A sponsored by WSU’s Student Diversity Center. “In 2016 we had 4.2 million registered voters and this year we are at 4.7 million,” said Secretary of State Kim Wyman during the e...

Student leaders, state organization encourage student voter registration

Students can have a big impact politically, which can influence things going on in their lives, said Zack Turner, executive director of the Washington Student Association.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2020

ASWSU, Young Democrats and the Washington Student Association are encouraging student voter registration using social media and a voter engagement hub. Voting is important because it is how politicians are chosen, Young Democrats President Duncan Thomson said. There is a direct impact for residen...

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