Tags: Election 2016

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…

One Athens Man is Fighting Hard Against Amendment One

All over Athens signs are posted in people’s yards, businesses, and the streets urging the community to vote no to Amendment One. It’s a constitutional amendment on the ballot that will allow the state to intervene in failing schools. Brandon Hanick is urging people not to be fooled by the deceptive language. “When people have…

A Selfie May Cost You A Vote Or Jail Time

Early Voting is in full swing at the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections, but cell phone use, on the other hand, is not. Georgia Code 21-2-413, Section (e), says taking video or pictures is illegal in “the polling place”. In the 25 years Cora Wright, Assistant Director of Board of Elections in Athens-Clarke County, has…

College Republicans Release Statement on Trump Endorsement

A popular student organization is backing off on its support of Donald Trump. This week, the Georgia Association of College Republicans revoked its endorsement of the republican nominee. I talked to students about the move some may call controversial On Monday, the Georgia Association of College Republicans released a statement, saying their decision came after…

Grady Newsource Twitter Poll:  Election 2016

Are you watching the U.S. Presidential Debate tonight between Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate, Donald Trump?  If so, then take our Twitter Poll, and tell us who you plan to vote for BEFORE the debate. Come back AFTER the debate and tell us if you’ve changed your mind.  Check Twitter for updates on…

Early Voting Booth To Open At Tate Student Center

ATHENS, Ga– A new agreement between UGA’s Student Government Association and Athens’ Board of Elections will allow students to cast their ballots on campus. Any student living in Athens will be able to choose between voting in Athens-Clarke County or with an absentee ballot from their home town. In a press release, SGA President Houston Gaines explained…

Hillary Clinton holds rally in Atlanta ahead of Tuesday primary

ATLANTA — Voters in Georgia, along with a list of other states, will make their voices heard this week on what is popularly known as Super Tuesday. At a recent rally in Atlanta for one of the candidates, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed boldly stated his support for Hillary Clinton claiming she could win the state…