Elections

Weird Wednesdays: Lies, statistics and other un-Trumans

Weird Wednesdays: Lies, statistics and other un-Trumans

By the time it was clear that Truman had managed to tip the swing states, snag 49 percent of the popular vote to Dewey’s 45 percent and flood the cabinet with his Democrat allies in what is considered to be one of the greatest upsets in American history, it was too late.

Editorial: Connecticut cybersecurity plan is alarmingly lacking

Editorial: Connecticut cybersecurity plan is alarmingly lacking

In response to reports that Russian agents scanned Connecticut’s voting registration system in 2016 (along with many other states), Connecticut has worked to form a task force dedicated to securing Connecticut’s elections from foreign influence.

Election Cybersecurity Task Force meets at capital

Election Cybersecurity Task Force meets at capital

The Connecticut Elections Cybersecurity Task Force met for the first time on Monday in Hartford. The taskforce was created by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill in response to the revelation that Russian intelligence agencies scanned Connecticut’s online voter registration system during the 2016 election.

Elect Her aims to demystify campaign process

Elect Her aims to demystify campaign process

With midterm elections just around the corner, Elect Her at the University of Connecticut aims to help equip women with the skills and techniques to run for office both inside and outside of college. Women have always played a significant role in politics, but they are still greatly outnumbered by men. In an increasingly contentious political climate in the United States, women may be more inclined to run for office.