election day

From the gridiron to US Congress, former NFL players win congressional seats

November 7, 2018 Latest News Sports 0 Comments

Former NFL players Colin Allred (D) and Anthony Gonzalez (R) landed congressional seats after winning at the polls on Nov. 6. Allred, former linebacker for the Tennessee Titans, unseated longtime Republican congressman Pete Sessions, who held onto Texas’ 32nd congressional district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2003. With 100 percent of precincts ...

Local candidates await voting returns

November 6, 2018 Latest Multimedia News 0 Comments

Local candidates running for office in San Francisco and Oakland turn out to vote at their respective polling places on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018. Xpress photographers also captured voting on-campus and at SF City Hall and sat in on watch parties at SF State showing Midterm election results. Oakland was also featured in the ...

Lyft and Uber offering discounted rides on election day

November 1, 2018 Latest News 0 Comments

Uber and Lyft are both showing their voting advocacy by partnering with non-profit organizations aimed to create a higher voter turnout. Lyft has partnered with the non-partisan organizations: Vote Latino, Vote.org and Turbo Vote. Uber has partnered with #VoteTogether and Democracy Works. Working with these organizations inspired the idea of offering discounted rides to polling ...