President-elect Joe Biden is set to take office in January, and he has pledged to promote progressive policies while walking back many of President Donald Trump's domestic and foreign policy actions.
As of Tuesday evening, Durham had reported 177,892 votes to the North Carolina State Board of Elections, or 72.75% of the county’s 244,534 registered voters.
Just over a decade after graduating from Duke, Navy Lt. Commander Cary Rickoff, Trinity ‘09, was zooming across the skies as the #6 pilot for the Blue Angels.
Election excitement in North Carolina isn’t over yet.
Gathered at the intersection of West Main Street and Corcoran Street, waving American flags and Biden-Harris signs, Durham residents did what people do after the conclusion of a harrowing election whose result meant the end of a divisive presidency: They celebrated.
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the next president of the United States on Saturday.
In a virtual talk hosted by Duke’s Latin American Student Organization, Enrique Peñalosa, Trinity ‘77 and former mayor of Bogota, Colombia, discussed his work as the mayor of Bogota, his views on democracy and his time as an undergraduate at Duke. Peñalosa is known for his urban planning efforts, which have been recognized and used as a model worldwide.
Faculty from across disciplines came together Wednesday afternoon to recap a strange Election Day.
North Carolina’s presidential and U.S. Senate races remain too close to call as of early Tuesday morning.
Duke students, faculty and alumni have seen a mixed bag of results as contenders in eight political races across the country.
U.S. Rep. David Price and Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Democrats representing North Carolina’s 4th and 1st Congressional Districts, respectively, are both projected to win reelection by the Associated Press.
Incumbent Roy Cooper, a Democrat, will serve as the Governor of North Carolina for a second four-year term. After his opponent conceded, Republican Mark Robinson will be North Carolina’s next lieutenant governor and the first Black person to serve in this position.
Four Duke professors signed an open letter opposing President Donald Trump's reelection.
Reggie Love, Trinity ‘05 and a former personal aide to President Barack Obama, is now on the virtual campaign trail.
With record voting numbers predicted and more Americans than ever before casting ballots by mail, the election faces unusual logistical challenges. Although Election Day is Tuesday, it is unclear when the winners will be announced.