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Dean Douglas Pearson congratulates SGA President and Vice President Elects Rylan Allen and Natalie Yaeger.

BREAKING: Rylan Allen and Natalie Yaeger win SGA election

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor March 30, 2021
SGA announced the result in the Connell Student Center lobby Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Election Marshall Jake McCarthy and current SGA President Savannah Lackey rolled out a banner with the results: 623 votes for Allen/Yeager and 411 for Bearden/Mills.
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SGA updates voting system ahead of spring elections

Henry Keating, Student Government Correspondent February 11, 2021
In its first meeting of the spring semester Jan. 25, the Mercer Student Government Association addressed student concerns, including issues students raised about class elections.
Archive graphic designed by Marianna Bacallao.

Wait.. That’s on the Ballot?

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer October 28, 2020
In this column, we’ve only really discussed the 2020 presidential race. But that is only one of the many races that will appear on your ballot for the general election Nov. 3. 
Friends play a card game in the freshman dorm Legacy Hall.

First-time student voters consider critical issues in 2020 presidential election

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief October 19, 2020
Students who will cast their first presidential vote next month told The Cluster what issues matter most to them as they weigh their options.
Photo by Tiffany Tertipes via Unsplash

Georgia’s voter registration deadline is Monday, October 5. Here’s what you need to know

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief October 2, 2020
Take note: Monday is the last day you can register to vote in the general election Nov. 3 if you’re a Georgia resident.
Archive graphic designed by Marianna Bacallao.

A Mercer student’s guide to voting absentee

Allison Whitehead, Contributing Writer September 21, 2020
Any Georgia voter is eligible to request to vote absentee, and as the presidential election is just over a month away, students should begin making their voting plan sooner rather than later. Here are five steps for voting absentee. 
Archive graphic designed by Marianna Bacallao.

ANALYSIS: Absentee ballots do’s and don’ts

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer September 11, 2020
What exactly is mail-in voting, and is it a safe way to cast your vote?
Archived Photo by Mahima Sultan

ANALYSIS: Welcome back. Now register to vote!

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer August 23, 2020
Welcome back to campus! 2020 has been interesting and chaotic, but it’s not over yet. For me — and many others — the most exciting part of 2020 is just beginning: it’s election season!
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.
SGA's new shuttle stop sign sits outside of Greek Village. Students can view a bus schedule by visiting

SGA talks bus stop, voter turnout in Presidential Report

Katie Atkinson, News Editor August 29, 2016
In an email sent to SGA representatives, President Elizabeth McKay touched on a couple of updates coming to campus this year.
The attendees at the Bearly a Democracy symposium get interactive as they meet new people.

Bearly a Democracy: A claw full of knowledge

Sterling Neill, Staff Writer November 11, 2015

As time for elections swiftly comes our way, Americans rush to cast their votes in hopes of electing an official that will make a difference for the years to come. The Bearly a Democracy symposium provided...

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