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2020 Presidential Election


Story and photo by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer As the voting primaries in March near, citizens are rushing to the registration booths to get ready. Students at Middle Tennessee State University are taking advantage of the accessibility of registering to vote on campus. MTSU has booths set up to register last minute voters, available …

Note: Graphics will be updated as candidates drop. This was last updated on January 13, 2020, after Cory Booker dropped out of the Democratic race (pictured above in the bottom right corner). 

Story by Zoë Haggard/ Seigenthaler News Service Zoe Haggard was one of six journalism students who recently spent four days in Iowa covering the caucus system. Funding for the project was provided by the Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies. Des Moines, Iowa—A cover band on a makeshift stage sang pop music; young students …

Written by Amanda Smith and Zoë Haggard/ Seigenthaler Center Zoe Haggard and Amanda Smith are two of six MTSU journalism students who recently spent four days in Iowa learning about the caucus system. Funding was provided by the Seigenthaler Center for Excellence in First Amendment Studies. DES MOINES, Iowa– Deimy has lived in Iowa for …

Story by Brendon Donoho / Contributing Writer Tennessee Secretary of State, Tre Hargett, announced recently that Middle Tennessee State University, Northeast State Community College and Carson-Newman University are the winners of this year’s Tennessee College Voter Registration Competition. The competition took place in September in honor of National Voter’s Registration Month and included 48 schools …

Story by Amanda Smith/ Seigenthaler News Service Amanda Smith was one of six MTSU journalism students who recently spent four days in Iowa studying the caucus system. Funding for this reporting was provided by the Seigenthaler Center for Excellence in First Amendment Studies When most Democrats and Republicans in America choose their candidates for president they …