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U.S. House races: Of Pennsylvania’s 19 congressional districts, only four appear to be competitive. The 6th Congressional District: GOP Rep. Jim Gerlach faces Democratic challenger Lois Murphy. Rep. Jim Gerlach: Gerlach supports making President George W.…

Professor Comments on Election

Dr. Kevin Arceneaux, an assistant professor of political science at Temple, recently responded to a request from “The Temple News” to state his thoughts on negative political campaigns and the potential impact today’s election can have on the nation.…

Voting Machines: Out with the Old in with the New

Some students who voted in previous elections may be in for a new experience this time around: Antiquated punch-card and lever machines have been replaced by modern hardware. A recent federal law mandated all states to have voting systems in place this year that meet strict, error-prevention requirements.…

Undecided Students Despise Negative Ads

Many Temple students interviewed by “The Temple News” said they plan on voting today, but a sizeable amount knew little about the candidates. Aside from the politically-astute students – typically those who major in political science – some less political-savvy students weren’t exactly sure who they’d vote for.…

College Republicans remain hopeful about party’s chances

Dozens of student organizations filled the streets and walkways that comprise Main Campus three weeks ago during Fall Fest. Amid music blazing and other student organizations stood a Republican-decorated table manned by three students.…

And now, you choose …

All seats in the 435-member U.S. House and another 33 in U.S. Senate will be voted on in Tuesday’s general election. Of those, Pennsylvania has 19 representatives and its junior senator on the ballot.…