Day: November 7, 2016

Campaign Signs Vandalized in Athens

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbzXrtTMMzU&w=560&h=315] It’s only one day until election day and the national election polls are getting closer. Here in Athens supporters of both candidates are becoming frustrated because their signs have either been stolen or vandalized. Andrew Clyde, the Owner and CEO of Clyde’s Armory, has had 28 of the 50 Trump-Pence signs he purchased…

The Peach State Could Now be a Purple State

Recent polls have proved the state of Georgia to bleed purple instead of the traditional GOP red. This is just a fancy way of saying Georgia is a battleground, or swing state. Polls ran by multiple news outlets show that the Presidential Candidates, Donald Trump(GOP) and Hillary Clinton(D) are neck and neck in the Peach…

Political party affiliation: Republican Party Presidential Nominee Incumbent or Political Novice: Donald Trump was well-known for being a reality tv star and a real estate mogul before he announced his run for presidency in 2015 Experience: Trump’s only prior political excursion began when he considered running for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination of 2000. He…

Political party affiliation: Democratic nominee for President Incumbent or Political Novice: Clinton has spent the majority of her life in politics positions ranging from first lady of Arkansas, of the United States, a U.S. senator, and most recently Secretary of State. Experience: Clinton ran for Democratic presidential nominee in the 2008 election but lost to…

Georgia U.S. Senate Race Faces Potential Run-off

This year’s Georgia United States Senate race has the potential to become a run-off. Republican Incumbent U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson is running against Democratic candidate Jim Barksdale and a more popular than usual Libertarian candidate Allen Buckley. Buckley’s popularity could throw a wrench in the works of Isakson and Barksdale’s campaigns. In Georgia, a candidate…