Endorsement of Tara Bansal for DSG President

Although each candidate gave an impressive presentation, the Duke Democrats support Tara Bansal for DSG President. Overall, we have faith in all of the candidates to execute the position of DSG President with great success, and would be thrilled to work with any of the qualified candidates. Adair demonstrated an impressive knowledge of the relevantContinue reading “Endorsement of Tara Bansal for DSG President”

Duke Democrats Endorses Jamal Edwards for Young Trustee

In light of such a consequential decision, Duke Democrats has spent the past week talking to each of the candidates for Young Trustee. After extensive discussions within our organization, we are proud to endorse Jamal Edwards for the position. Edwards shares our commitment to diversity, equity, outreach, and sustainability. Jamal Edwards has the background, passionContinue reading “Duke Democrats Endorses Jamal Edwards for Young Trustee”

The Seeds Were Sown in 2010

As of midnight today, the most recent continuing resolution to fund the government ran out, and the government shut down for the first time in 17 years. The Republican Party is refusing to fund the government unless the Affordable Care Act is defunded or delayed. This runs counter to the past five years of government,Continue reading “The Seeds Were Sown in 2010”

Update on the NC Voting Law

North Carolina will be the next state to be sued by the federal Department of Justice over its voting law, which was signed by Governor Pat McCrory in August. The federal lawsuit accuses the state of racial discrimination, since minorities of North Carolina are less likely to have the proper forms of ID than whiteContinue reading “Update on the NC Voting Law”