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Rebecca Reynolds, Chicago Votes aim to involve young voters

October 15, 2012 Leave a comment

By Jeremy Mikula and Julian Zeng

Young people “don’t care” anymore, if the cynics are to be believed. But new start-up group Chicago Votes seeks to prove this isn’t the case.

According to Chicago Votes, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Logan Square and Roseland/Woodlawn, the issue of young voter apathy is not a result of laziness or lack of care. It’s one of a lack of education. Read more…

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Noah Praetz talks Cook County absentee voting, security

September 20, 2012 Leave a comment

Despite the recent controversy over absentee voting in Ohio, Cook County expects an increase in the voting format this year, according to Noah Praetz, deputy director of Elections for the county. Read more…