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Candidate Spending in Presidential Election

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03zealhjk3s&w=560&h=315] Who has your vote? With the primaries coming up, Republicans and Democrats are fighting until the end to get the nomination for their respective parties. But at what cost? Right now, according to realclearpolitics.com, Donald Trump (R) is the favorite for the GOP nomination, and his campaign has spent just over $23.6 million. That…

Superstitions are everywhere in the presidential election, but how true are they? Special projects reporters Rachel Segers and Emily Fernie investigated some of these crazy beliefs and how far people will go to predict an election.

Despite Romney’s loss, the Athens Republicans say they are standing tall and strong, and using last night’s outcome as fuel to their future endeavors. Reporter Crystal Mitchell brings us this story after spending the evening with the GOP at their viewing party.

If children could vote, Obama would be president for the next four years. You may have heard students around the nation are voting. But how much does this vote really count? The Educational Publishing Company Studies Weekly is hosting it’s third presidential election for students. They say if students “vote” every four years as part…

We’re hitting the home stretch and tomorrow is the day to vote for your next president of the United states. About one-fourth of Athens voters have voted early and reporter Crystal Mitchell says the Board of Elections is expecting huge numbers tomorrow.

The UGA College Republicans are making sure they have a huge impact on this presidential election as they campaign for Mitt Romney.  They are traveling to swing states where they have already knocked on 17,000 doors. The College Republicans say they are on track to knock on 60,000 in total before the election.  

Don’t think prisoners can vote? Think again!  In the state of Georgia, prisoners can vote from behind bars as long as they have not been convicted of a felony.  Voting is done by absentee ballot and mailed or faxed to the Board of Elections office. Report filed by Grady NewSource reporter, Mamie Shepherd.