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Over 40 million people have voted by mail this year already, according to data from the US Elections Project. That includes almost 400,000 mail-in ballots returned in Nebraska. The 2020 election has brought unique challenges for voters, and unique opportunities for politicians looking to suppress voting.

Voting is a right, not a privilege

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
October 29, 2020
For non-eligible voters, finding ways to stay informed on voting can be hard, especially for those who aren’t getting a solid education on politics, government and civics. There's multiple ways for students to keep up with the elections, campaigns and candidates in order to be prepared for when they can step up to the plate and vote.

Staying Educated on Voting

Tenley Wright, Chief Photographer
October 13, 2020
Automatic voter registration allows for a more accessible way to register. The information given to government agencies is used but citizens are still able to opt-out.Voting is an important part of the US and should be treated as such.

The ease of automatic voter registration

Kaden Roth, Staff Reporter
October 13, 2020
Voters are able to register online via the Nebraska government website, by mail or in-person. Nebraska offers Early Voting access, so they can vote earlier than November 3, using any of these three options once they are registered. The deadline to register is October 16. Anyone wanting to vote in the upcoming presidential election will need to fill out an official registration form.

Casting the ballot: How to register and vote

Edison Geiler, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
October 7, 2020
Some seniors have the opportunity to change the United States by voting in the presidential election.

Seniors’ first act of adulthood

Jonathan Jimenez, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020

Every ballot counts

Kaden Roth, Staff Reporter
December 20, 2019
The state website is the easiest way to register to vote in Nebraska. It can be found by searching “Official Nebraska Government Website.” There are guidelines in order to register to vote prior to turning 18 years old. However, teens who are already 18 can register right away with only a few clicks.

Registering to Vote: A Necessary Action

Elizabeth Hahn, Entertainment Editor
October 3, 2019
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