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Jake Drake stands in front of Union fountain.

ASUN president speaks on importance of democracy

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There are a plethora of definitions for democracy. Jake Drake, the student body president of the University of Nebraska, reflected on democracy and his...
Looking at the Nebraska Capitol building from Centennial Mall.

Voter Fraud: How the myth persists in the face of facts

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Around 158.4 million Americans voted in the 2020 presidential election, according to the Pew Research Center. This number though is at the center of...
Man standing in front of mural

Omaha leader Preston Love Jr. has a message for Nebraska’s youth

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
The home pages of the Nebraska Examiner and Flatwater Free Press websites are shown on opposing sides of the photo.

Nebraska media ‘leveled up’ in past year through Flatwater Free Press, Nebraska Examiner

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In just a little over a year, Nebraska’s media landscape has expanded to uncover and shed light on more undercovered stories with the addition...
Back of Nebraska State Capitol

A state senator wants to make Election Day a holiday in Nebraska

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
Jenna Johnson, deputy democracy editor of the democracy team of the Washington Post

Nebraska native helps The Washington Post document “alarming” issues facing democracy

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
Jennifer Yi-We Hernandez stands in front of a brick wall, painted with the words 'Bring Hope'.

Douglas County woman strengthens democracy through ballot pickup service

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
The Husker Vote Coalition's board members have been busy preparing for another busy school year in 2022-23. From left to right are Madison Hurst, Maggie Nielsen, Kendall Bartling and Ivan Molina Jr.

A revamped Husker Vote Coalition has big plans to get out the UNL vote

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
Group of people stand outside a building and hold blue signs that say "People. Action. Democracy." and "Hold Power Accountable."

Common Cause Nebraska defends democracy, voting rights

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
graphic with democracy day text

UNL students join national democracy efforts

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students will join more than 300 U.S. news organizations on Sept. 15 in calling attention...