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The Suffolk Journal

Sen. Raphael Warnock at a campaign event

Warnock wins GA

Sarah Roberts, Shealagh Sullivan, and Leo Woods December 7, 2022

Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock won re-election in a runoff race against Republican Herschel Walker on Tuesday in Georgia, giving Democrats the majority in the U.S. Senate, according to the Associated...

The Massachusetts State House

Healey announces transition committees, includes 2 alum

Maren Halpin, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Governor-Elect Maura Healey announced six transition committees on Nov. 18 that will focus on informing and preparing the newest leader of the commonwealth for success as she steps into the office on Jan....

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md.

Donald Trump announces 2024 presidential bid

William Woodring, News Editor November 15, 2022

Former President Donald Trump has officially announced a 2024 bid to return to the White House, prompting strong responses from both supporters and opponents. Trump’s long-expected reelection campaign...

A rainbow Pride flag flies in front of the Massachusetts State House in Boston

Three ballot questions pass, one fails in Mass. Midterms.

William Woodring, News Editor November 10, 2022

The people have voted in favor of ballot Questions One, Two and Four, leading the way for a slate of reforms in the commonwealth that will take effect soon. Question One, the so-called “millionaire’s...

Democrats sweep Mass. Midterms

Democrats sweep Mass. Midterms

Maren Halpin, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Results of the midterm elections in Mass. established historic victories on Nov. 8, including Maura Healey in the race for governor, Andrea Campbell for attorney general, Kim Driscoll for lieutenant governor,...

Cobbs Correspondents: Students need to vote, Suffolk can help

Cobb’s Correspondents: Students need to vote, Suffolk can help

Samantha Bailey and Rose Bailey November 8, 2022

It is voting season! College-aged individuals have some of the lowest voter turnout rates across all demographics. So what is the problem? Why aren’t students voting?  The first obstacle: Registration.  Registering...

Cobbs Correspondents: The secret life of poll workers

Cobb’s Correspondents: The secret life of poll workers

Stephen Merrick, Steven Murnane, and Rose Bailey November 2, 2022

Since the 2020 election, poll workers have come under fire for their involvement in the voting process, with many wondering if the abuse is now the price to pay for democracy. The vast majority of poll...

Cobbs Correspondents: An overview of us, and why you should vote

Cobb’s Correspondents: An overview of us, and why you should vote

Stephen Merrick, Steven Murnane, and Rose Bailey November 2, 2022

Voting is the essence of democracy, but it means nothing if it is not fair, free and accessible to all. Boston serves as a bastion of freedom and the birthplace of our great democracy, yet voter turnout...

The Massachusetts State House

Midterm Madness: Ballot questions take the spotlight

Julia Capraro, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Eligible voters have tough decisions to make this upcoming Nov. 8, as the four Mass. ballot questions bring about confusion and controversy across the commonwealth. Here’s some information to help you...

I voted sticker. Early voting is now open across the state.

Midterm Madness: Early voting opens across Massachusetts

William Woodring and Leo Woods October 25, 2022

Early voting has started across Massachusetts, officially kicking off the midterm election. Voters were able to start filling out ballots at polling places beginning Oct. 22. According to Secretary...

Midterm Madness: Healey and Diehl square off in first gubernatorial debate

Midterm Madness: Healey and Diehl square off in first gubernatorial debate

Shealagh Sullivan, Editor in Chief October 18, 2022

Candidates for Massachusetts governor Maura Healey and Geoff Diehl battled it out for voters’ support Oct. 12 at the first televised gubernatorial debate. Healey, former Mass. attorney general, and...

Panorama of United States Supreme Court building at dusk.

Recess is over for SCOTUS

Leo Woods, Photo Editor October 11, 2022

The justices of the Supreme Court of the United States returned to the bench to begin the new term on Oct. 3 following a summer recess and the monumental decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, which removed...

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