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Evanston’s municipal primary results: Biss wins, incumbents lose

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2021

Shortly after polls closed for Evanston’s consolidated primary election on Feb. 23, the results for mayor, city clerk, 4th Ward alderman and 8th Ward alderman were counted. The races for mayor and city...

The Evanstonian's Guide to Evanston's 2021 Municipal Elections

The Evanstonian’s Guide to Evanston’s 2021 Municipal Elections

February 17, 2021
With Evanston set to vote on Feb. 23, the Evanstonian presents its guide to the 2021 Evanston municipal elections.
Nov. 3: Student thoughts on Biden’s victory

Nov. 3: Student thoughts on Biden’s victory

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor November 16, 2020

After months of lead-up, the 2020 election ended in a victory for former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris. The election served as a catalyst for students to get involved in...

ETHS Mock Election results

ETHS Mock Election results

Zachary Bahar and Sari Oppenheimer November 16, 2020

As The Evanstonian began to think about how to cover a historic election, an idea emerged: conduct a mock election. While the idea is far from an original one, it ultimately offered some insight into the...

Jake Vasilias works the polls on Election Day 2020.

Students take to the polls in more ways than one

November 16, 2020

Elections don’t simply happen. Behind the scenes, there are people working to make sure everything runs smoothly. As we’ve seen this year, making sure that every vote is counted can take time....

Voting in a pandemic: COVID’s impact on the election

Voting in a pandemic: COVID’s impact on the election

Louise Bond, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has seemingly impacted every aspect of life in 2020, and the long-anticipated general election was no exception. The United States’ number of COVID-19 cases and deaths greatly...

How did Evanston vote on the rest of the ballot?

Noah Kayaian and Aryeh Lesch November 16, 2020

Besides the presidential election, Illinois had multiple other items on the ballot from senators to state constitutional amendments. This was an important election for Illinois residents, and they came...

The final debate

The final debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 25, 2020

Less than two weeks from the election, the last presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden has come and gone.  Originally scheduled to be the third debate...

The fight for the seat: RBG’s passing and legacy

The fight for the seat: RBG’s passing and legacy

Gabi Karlan, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Major turmoil and debate erupted in Washington after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) on Sept. 18, 2020. Her death raised a barrage of questions: Which president will make...

Closer look at student political action

Closer look at student political action

Louise Bond and Sari Oppenheimer October 20, 2020

Although most ETHS students will not be eligible to vote in the general election, many are finding other ways to be politically involved leading up to Nov. 3. There are plenty of opportunities to become...

The lost debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 20, 2020

In every election cycle, the presidential debates are key parts of the process. These debates garner tens of millions of views and offer insights into each candidate; however, in 2020, one of these debates...

Courtesy of Sebastian Nalls.

Sebastian Nalls: ETHS alum runs for mayor

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor October 20, 2020

While the general election is fast approaching, it is far from the only important election in the coming months, among them being the 2021 municipal election which will decide the next mayor of Evanston. While...

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