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Students take to the polls
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Students take to the polls

Macalester students headed across the street to Macalester Plymouth United Church on Tuesday, Nov. 7 to cast their votes in the St. Paul mayoral election. Of those students who voted, many found the process relatively easy. “A decent amount of people told me if you lived on campus you could vote,” Jessie Lu, ’21, originally…

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Polls are useless as predictors of elections

by Leo Tulchin Can Donald Trump actually win? Is Bernie Sanders even a candidate? Who would ever vote for another Bush? While tackling such queries, many a self-styled political “expert” will, with the slightest air of superiority, give reference to media’s own Delphic oracle: THE POLLS. Donald Trump can win the popular vote because THE…