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Current, Former Secretaries of State Discuss Election Denial at IOP Forum

Following the 2022 midterm elections, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and former West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant discussed election security, former U.S. President Donald J. Trump, and the politicization of their office at an Institute of Politics forum held Tuesday evening.

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Anti-Gerrymandering Tool Developed by Harvard Researchers Used in Supreme Court Proceedings

Redist — a tool developed by Harvard undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty — could impact the fate of a Supreme Court case involving allegations of racial gerrymandering in Alabama.

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Gund Hall Poll Site

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Cambridge Rindge and Latin Poll Site

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Massachusetts Voters Will Head to the Polls Tuesday. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Here’s what you need to know going into the Massachusetts midterms.

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Healey Rakes in Cambridge Cash in Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race

Maura T. Healey ’92 has raised more money in the race for Massachusetts governor from the ZIP code encompassing Harvard Square than almost any other, raking in more than $89,000 from the area since the start of the year.

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IOP

Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker Calls for a Social Media ‘Timeout’ at IOP Godkin Lecture

Massachusetts Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 called for a “timeout” on social media during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday evening.

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IOP

Senator Markey Discusses the Future of American Democracy at IOP Forum

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) called for young voters to participate in the upcoming midterm elections in a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday, saying that “democracy is on the ballot in 2022.”

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Advocates Discuss Voting Rights at Harvard Panel Hosted by Vice Provost for Advances in Learning

Voting rights advocates discussed ongoing litigation at the intersection of racial justice and voting rights at a virtual event hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning on Tuesday.

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Healey Holds Commanding Lead Over Diehl in Massachusetts Governor’s Race

Two weeks after the Massachusetts state primary, Maura T. Healey ’92 appears to be the governor-in-waiting.

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Candidates Make Final Push Ahead of Massachusetts Primaries — Including at Harvard

On the final weekend ahead of the Massachusetts state primaries on Tuesday, State Senator Eric P. Lesser ’07 returned to his old stomping grounds.

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Democratic Attorney General Race Takes Center Stage as Mass. Primary Nears

With Massachusetts voters set to head to the polls Tuesday for a statewide primary election, the Democratic race for attorney general has emerged as one of the most competitive contests in the state, with a pair of high-profile progressives seeking to replace Maura T. Healey ’92, who is running for governor.

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‘No Other Choice’: Harvard Affiliates March With Thousands Across the Country for Gun Control

Harvard affiliates rallied with thousands across the country for gun control Saturday, calling for more robust state and federal legislation.

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Danielle Allen, Set to Return to Harvard, Debriefs Her Run for Governor

Following her recent campaign for Governor of Massachusetts, Harvard Government professor Danielle S. Allen is set to return to as director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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Harvard Professor Danielle Allen Suspends Campaign for Governor

Harvard Professor Danielle S. Allen announced the end of her campaign for governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday.

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