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2018 Athens-Clarke County elections- Who & What

This year’s The Athens Clarke County local election is taking place takes place right around the corner on May 22nd. This election will include the General Primary, non-partisan primary, and a special election. Six commissioner seats, two judge seats and one mayor seat are all up for grabs this election season.  Nancy Denson is currently…

Believe wins the SGA Election

Believe is the first all-Black executive ticket to win UGA’s Student Government Association’s election. Although a Black President and Vice President were elected in 1993, the ticket did not include a Treasurer. The Believe campaign received more than four thousand votes from students – a number which, in part, helped create the highest turn-out for…

NBC is reporting that Russia hacked 21 states this past election. County Boards of Elections here are discussing the possibility of going back to paper ballots in the next election. There is a bill in the legislature that might require it. Reporter Robin McEntire spoke with local officials who do not see why going back…

Northeast Georgia election results are in

By Kalyn Wilson Election night is over, and northeast Georgia has a few new elected officials. Check out the unofficial results by county below. ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, Winterville: Candidate Number of Votes Percentage of Total Votes Dodd I. Ferrelle 187 53.28% George H. Chandler 93 26.50% Kenneth Dixon Hodges 69 19.66%   Candidate Number of Votes…

Five Things You Need To Know: October 29, 2014

Athens, GA – What does it take to be the one person that makes sure the voting process is fair and accurate? Reporter Michael Foo talks with Athens-Clarke County Supervisor of Elections Gail Schrader to see how ACC will make sure each vote is counted accurately in the early voting and November 4th election.   Athens, GA – The ACC police…