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Presidential race still too close to call

The 2020 U.S. presidential race remains undecided as of Nov. 5 as races in swing states including Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Nevada and Georgia remain too close to call. Trevor Mannion, adjunct professor of political science, said this election was different from others. For example, Mannion said third party vote percentages decreased compared to the 2016 […]

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Candidates debate before election

The first 2020 presidential debate took place Sept. 29 between President Donald J. Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Vice President Joe Biden. Since the first presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon in 1960, debates have been a major part of the election process. They consist of both major party candidates answering a […]

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Campaigns change during COVID-19

As the 2020 election approaches, candidates have had to adapt how they campaign amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Politics shifted to keep up with  the ever-changing state of the world. Patricia Lock Dawson, a candidate for Riverside mayor, reshaped her campaign to comply with COVID-19. The campaign trail, which once was dependent on rallies, fundraisers, meet-and-greets […]