elections Tag Archive

¡Vete! Hands off Venezuela

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As the situation in Venezuela deteriorates, our writers ask if foreign intervention is necessary, and consider what could be done...

Mail bombs sent to US politicians

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In the midst of midterm elections, the United States was hit by a wave of bomb packages, sent to prominent Trump critics, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN. While...

NUSU Election: Four Part Time Officers elected

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The student body have elected four more elected PTOs to the NUSU Officer team...

Housing policy sparks local election debate

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With the May elections having taken place, we attempt to establish clarity on the City Council's position on student housing...

Sabbatical team for 2018/19 unveiled at NUSU Elections results night

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22 candidates stood for election on Monday. 4 days, 3 drop outs and 19,692 votes later, the 2018/19 Sabbatical Officer team was decided...

Sweet Sixteen: Is It Time to Lower the Voting Age?

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Lucy Aplin In an optimistic push towards a more modern democracy, the Welsh Labour Party have given 16-year-olds the right to vote in upcoming Welsh council elections.   The...

Voting age debate left unresolved

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Last Friday in the House of Commons, MPs debated lowering the voting age to 16 in the second reading of a private members’ bill introduced by Labour MP Jim McMahon. Officially...

Racial Equality Officer elected in last NUSU Autumn election

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Kemi Adediran has been elected as the NUSU Racial Equality Officer after receiving 33 votes in the last Autumn elections...

New Union officers announced

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On Friday 10 March the new Sabbatical Officer team was revealed in Venue, the Students’ Union. This team will succeed the current Sabbatical Officers in July and be responsible...

Can Republican elites ever top Trump?

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At first, it seemed unfathomable to many that Donald Trump would even survive the primaries let alone present a serious challenge to the Democratic nominee. Trump’s rancorous...