Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Voter participation ensures vibrancy of republic

October 7, 2016

Ben Franklin was leaving Independence Hall after casting his vote for the new U.S. Constitution in 1787 when a woman approached him to ask what type of government was established. “A Republic,”...

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