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The Macon mayoral election will be different this year. Here’s how

The Macon mayoral election will be different this year. Here’s how

Phoebe Monsour and Elizabeth Tammi

April 28, 2020

The deadline for voter registration in Macon-Bibb County is on May 11. As we gear up for the mayoral election, here are some things you might want to know.

How do Mercer University students vote?

Mercer students register and vote at higher rates during the mid-term election compared to 2016 election.

Mahima Sultan

November 14, 2018

More college students are going to the polls than ever, but Mercer students turn out at higher rates than others schools, whether it be in person or through absentee ballots. In the 2016 election, Mercer had the highest student voter participation rate among NCAA Division 1 schools, according to a Me...

Student groups work to increase voter registration on Mercer’s campus

Students hosting voter registration drive in Connell Student Center. Photo by Addison Robinson.

Rylee Kirk, Lead News Writer

November 3, 2018

Last year, The Telegraph reported that Mercer University students vote at a higher rate than their peers, but some student organizations hope to raise these rates even higher. Mobilize Mercer and the Iota Eta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Inc. have spent the semester working to boost v...

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