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Election Day stirring speculation about delayed results in evolving political climate

A voter shows his brochure for District 115 State Representative candidate Karyn Brownlee at Coppell Town Center. Today is Election Day, with seven polling locations open in Coppell, including the Coppell Town Center, Coppell Arts Center, Wilson Elementary, Mockingbird Elementary, Lakeside Elementary, Riverchase Elementary and Cottonwood Creek Elementary.
Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor November 3, 2020

Polling locations across the country opened for the final time in 2020 this morning for Election Day. In Coppell, seven locations: Wilson Elementary, Lakeside Elementary, Cottonwood Creek Elementary, Riverchase...

Deputy city secretary discusses voter turnout, early voting

Election Day is tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at seven polling locations in Coppell: the Arts Center, Town Center, Wilson Elementary, Lakeside Elementary, Riverchase Elementary, and Cottonwood Creek Elementary. The Sidekick executive news editor Shivi Sharma talked to Coppell deputy city secretary Ashley Owens about what early voting was like and what to expect for Election Day.
Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor November 2, 2020

With residents waiting in socially-distanced lines to cast their ballots and partisan and nonpartisan ballots being on the same ballot for the first time in the city’s history, the 2020 election looks...

On the Spot: Mock election introduces students to voting process (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer November 8, 2018

The Coppell High School library held a mock election for the Texas Gubernatorial race between Republican incumbent Greg Abbott, Democratic nominee Lupe Valdez and Libertarian candidate Mark Tippetts.   Open...

Record national early voting turnout make up 2018 midterm election

This morning, a group of voters support Julie Johnson for Texas State Representative for the 2018 general election outside of Coppell Town Center. Representatives give out cards and information about candidates that will be elected for local, state, and congressional level.
Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor November 6, 2018

The doors of Coppell City Hall usher in and out eager voters ready to cast their ballots as local representatives and supporters patiently gather under their canopies under the cloudy skies for this year’s...

I have a voice, I want to use it

Staff writer Anika Arutla talks about the history of voting and her excitement about voting. Political signs are lined along the road to Coppell Town Center for upcoming midterm election on Nov. 9.
Anika Arutla, Staff Writer November 6, 2018

Change. That is what I think about when I think about voting. It is common misconception that one vote, among millions, is not worth anything - that it is a simple raindrop in the middle of the vast ocean....

Students over 18 can fulfill voting civic duty on March 6 for first time

For many Coppell High School students over the age of 18, the midterm elections on Nov. 6 will be the first time they will be eligible to vote. AP US History teacher Diane de Waal and Coppell High School Kennedy Carver plan to vote in November’s election that will determine the House of Representatives, one third of the Senate, 36 governorships and many state legislature seats.
Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor January 25, 2018

While the midterm elections will take place on Nov. 6 and will impact the remainder of President Donald Trump’s term in the White House and the future of America’s political sphere, the Texas Senate...

Voter registration deadline today for upcoming presidential election

Graphic by Austin Banzon
Thomas Rousseau, Staff Cartoonist October 11, 2016

With the 2016 presidential election right around the corner, many Coppell High School seniors are eligible to vote. Whatever your partisan opinions, voting is important. The deadline for registering is...

CHS to host early voting for CISD Bond Election

April 19, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer Coppell High School will host early voting for the CISD Bond Election. You may vote on May 3 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and May 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All voting will...

Social media and the election

November 7, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer As of now, almost everyone knows that Barack Obama (D) defeated GOP candidate Mitt Romney to be re-elected as President, to go on with his agenda in the second term of his...

Obama, Romney meet again at Hofstra

October 16, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Going into the first presidential debate in Denver, enormous pressure was on Mitt Romney to show voters that he has what it takes to hold his own under the spotlight....

City gears up for May 12 voting

May 7, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor With May’s primary election day just around the corner, some Coppell residents have more on their minds than just the next possible GOP candidate. Threatening a large...

Class officer voting today

April 16, 2012

By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor The catchy slogans and nerve racking speeches are all paying off for students running for class officers today. Voting for president, historian, secretary, and...

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