Preparations for the next presidential election are already underway — nine major-party candidates that have already declared their candidacy.
“I think this 2016 election has probably been one of the most interesting in at least the past 100 years,” sophomore Kyle Stewart said. “Definitely in my short lifetime of 20 years.”
Svante Myrick was re-elected Mayor of the City of Ithaca and Rob Gearhart, interim associate dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, was elected alderperson in Ithaca’s 3rd Ward Nov. 3.
According to CNN exit polls, 60 percent of youth voters — aged 18 to 29 — voted for President Obama’s re-election, while 37 percent of young voters picked Gov. Mitt Romney. In 2008, 66 percent of young voters chose Obama, leaving 31 percent to vote for Republican Sen. John McCain.
President Obama won his second term by winning minority voters, particularly Hispanics, women and young voters. Some feared Obama’s voter turnout would be stifled by a lack of excitement about the election this year. This was not the case. While a win for the Obama camp was expected, it is where he drew support from…
A study conducted by Ithaca College Republicans shows that over 90 percent of faculty are registered as a Democrat or Green. Students answered whether they think this affects their education. Here is the release. http://www.yaf.org/Ithaca-study.aspx