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Massachusetts voters turn down charter school expansion

Massachusetts voters turn down charter school expansion

Summer Kaeppel, Writer

November 9, 2016

More than 62 percent of Massachusetts voters opposed Question 2.

Social media reacts to Trump’s unexpected triumph

Social media reacts to Trump’s unexpected triumph

Tommy Calautti, Contributor

November 9, 2016

Social media reacted as Donald Trump swept the nation in an upset victory become the 45th president of the United States.

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Election Night! Watch our first-ever Facebook Live broadcast

Amherst Wire Staff

November 9, 2016

Amherst Wire broadcasts live from the UMass Department of Political Science election watch party, 'Election Night!'

BREAKING: Donald Trump next president of United States

BREAKING: Donald Trump next president of United States

Amherst Wire Staff

November 9, 2016

In a sweeping upset, Republican candidate Donald Trump was declared the next president of the United States early Wednesday morning.

College students reflect on Trump upset at downtown bar

College students reflect on Trump upset at downtown bar

Stephanie Murray and Julie Shamgochian

November 9, 2016

Some 15 people crowded college bar McMurphy's on Tuesday night to drink and watch election results roll in.

Massachusetts voters mark their ballots Tuesday

Massachusetts voters mark their ballots Tuesday

Amherst Wire Staff

November 9, 2016

“We both realize the importance of exercising our civic right to vote and for this election especially, were thrilled we could do it together and help create history.”

Party loyalty and morality tie up voters in 2016 election

Party loyalty and morality tie up voters in 2016 election

Carson McGrath, Writer

November 8, 2016

Whether U.S. voters like it or not, the two-party system forces voters to choose between two major party candidates who have some of the highest unfavorability ratings in recent history.

Voter Videos: Republicans, Democrats and third-party voters make their case

Voter Videos: Republicans, Democrats and third-party voters make their case

Amherst Wire Staff

November 8, 2016

Local voters sat for video interviews with University of Massachusetts Amherst journalism students in the weeks leading up to the election.

Emotions got the best of us this election, psychology professor says

Emotions got the best of us this election, psychology professor says

Morgan Hughes and Caeli Chesin

November 8, 2016

“You can think of anger as big picture stuff, and fear is detail-oriented."

Before you vote: Amherst Wire’s guide to the state ballot questions

Before you vote: Amherst Wire’s guide to the state ballot questions

Joshua Murray, Photo Editor

November 7, 2016

From charter schools to legal pot, Massachusetts voters have a lot to decide Tuesday. Here is a quick guide to the four ballot measures that appear on the ticket this time around. Question 1: Should Massachusetts Gaming Commission issue an additional slot machines license? A yes vote would: ...

Top 10: Times the election made us LOL

Top 10: Times the election made us LOL

Alexandra Pigeon, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2016

While the 2016 presidential election has made American politics the laughingstock of the world, least we were able to laugh along the way.

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