KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

California Prepares for the Presidential Election

Ella Porter

August 4th, 2020

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, most people will be able to vote by mail in this year’s election.  

After Primaries, New Jersey Looks to November Elections

Josh Stiefel

July 30th, 2020

In the wake of the pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests, many people are taking their right to vote more seriously than ever. 

Teens Campaign for Racial Equality

Aanya Kabra

July 24th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with two of the six teenage girls who are sparking change in Nashville.

This is America — From the Primaries to the Pandemic to the Protests

Marley I. Alburez

July 15th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter got ready to cover the 2020 presidential primary elections, and then everything changed.

 

A Challenger in Kentucky Senate Race

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

July 12th, 2020

After a tumultous primary election in Kentucky, retired Marine pilot Amy McGrath will try to unseat U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on November 3. 

Louisiana Delays Primaries

Zhorie'l Tapo

March 20th, 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the state’s Democratic Party had to postpone its primary election. 

Super Tuesday in Massachusetts

Claire Olivia H...

March 16th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with voters as they head to the polls in the Massachusetts city of Arlington.

Counting Every Vote in California

Munveer Singh

March 11th, 2020

On Super Tuesday, voters in Menlo Park waited in long lines to cast their ballots. 

In California, “Immigration Is Huge”

Alula Alderson

March 11th, 2020

At a polling place in Ojai, voters want a “moderate” president who will welcome immigrants and bring the country together.

 

Talking With Voters in Texas

Truman J. Hamade

March 10th, 2020

People of all ages visited the polling place in Cedar Park, Texas, on Super Tuesday. 

Voters in North Carolina Cast Ballots

Tony J. Smith II

March 9th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter covers “Super Tuesday” at a polling place in Durham. 

A “Super” Turnout in Virginia

Sidonie Gillette

March 6th, 2020

On March 3, voter turnout in the state’s Democratic primary election topped 1.3 million people. 

Voters in North Carolina Go to the Polls

Teresa Fang

March 4th, 2020

Who will the Democratic Party choose as its presidential nominee in Election 2020? Voters across the country are having their say. 

Senator Warren Campaigns in Virginia

Sidonie Gillette

February 19th, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren makes her case to Virginia voters ahead of “Super Tuesday.”

A Political Cartoonist Takes on Election 2020

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

February 19th, 2020

Marc Murphy, an editorial cartoonist for the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky, talks about the power of images. 

New Hampshire Holds Primary Elections

Claire Olivia H...

February 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Democratic voters at a fund-raising event in Manchester. 

Senator Sanders Campaigns in North Carolina

Teresa Fang

February 18th, 2020

The front-runner in the Democratic presidential primaries draws an enthusiastic crowd in Durham. 

Kids Seek Justice for All

Alula Alderson

February 11th, 2020

At the fourth annual Women’s March in Ventura, California, people of all ages expressed their hope for a country that values everyone. 

Understanding the Impeachment Process

Siroos Pasdar

February 10th, 2020

What does the U.S. Constitution say about the impeachment of a president? Our Kid Reporter asks a constitutional law professor at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

Senate Votes to Acquit the President

Amelia Poor

February 6th, 2020

After the House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump, the Senate voted not to remove him from office.

Eye on the Election

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

February 3rd, 2020

With the primary season underway, political scientist and presidential scholar Barbara Perry shares her insights into the process. 

Wyoming Celebrates Women’s Suffrage

Luis Reyes

January 31st, 2020

On December 10, 2019, ceremonies across the state marked the 150th anniversary of this historic right. 

Biden Campaigns in New Hampshire

Claire Olivia H...

January 27th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter catches up with former Vice President Joe Biden at his campaign stop in Salem, New Hampshire. 

Democrats Hold Final Debate Before Iowa

Munveer Singh

January 21st, 2020

Our Kid Reporter watches the debate to see what the candidates are saying ahead of the Iowa Caucuses. 

Senator Markey Runs for Re-election

Claire Olivia H...

January 14th, 2020

The Democratic Senator has competition in his bid to represent Massachusetts for another term. 

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