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2016 Presidential Election


In 2000, the headline on The Tennessean had the race between George Bush and former Vice President Al Gore as too close to call. A winner was not declared until December when the Supreme Court decided a recount in Florida was unnecessary. Story by Sam War and Kristi Jones / Contributing Writers Election fraud conspiracy …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor/ Assistant News Editor The Murfreesboro Muslim Youth group held a Muslim meet-and-greet in Murfreesboro’s Public Square Friday night to promote love within the community. Members of MMY gathered at 4:30 p.m. to hand out cards, balloons, candy and general greetings to Murfreesboro residents. MMY members also provided a banner for people …

Donald Trump

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/ Flickr Donald J. Trump’s path to victory was paved with shouts of anger and dissent built on the ideal which brought the most controversy and strength to his campaign: Anti-political correctness. From his announcement speech in June 2015, Trump has been fighting against political correctness in the American government. In this first …

Donald Trump

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/ Flickr Story by Julie Pace/ AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America’s 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations …

Photo by Steve Barnum/ Staff Writer Tonight as citizens vote for the next president of the United States, Sidelines will be keeping track of the results in the charts and graphs below. Map and chart of statewide presidential election results by county. [iframe src=”http://thedatareporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/TNPresidential2016.html” width=”100%” height=”375″] [iframe src=”https://fusiontables.google.com/embedviz?containerId=googft-gviz-canvas&q=select+col1%2C+col2%2C+col3%2C+col11+from+19at_R-JFVuPLAmMzFMOVNFhjOB2-ALKU7WwCHLR6+order+by+col2+desc+limit+95&viz=GVIZ&t=BAR&uiversion=2&gco_forceIFrame=true&gco_hasLabelsColumn=true&gco_useFirstColumnAsDomain=true&gco_legacyScatterChartLabels=true&gco_isStacked=true&gco_booleanRole=certainty&gco_hAxis=%7B%22useFormatFromData%22%3Atrue%2C+%22viewWindow%22%3A%7B%22max%22%3Anull%2C+%22min%22%3A0%7D%2C+%22minValue%22%3A0%2C+%22maxValue%22%3Anull%2C+%22logScale%22%3Afalse%2C+%22title%22%3A%22Votes%22%2C+%22titleTextStyle%22%3A%7B%22color%22%3A%22%23222%22%2C+%22fontSize%22%3A12%2C+%22italic%22%3Afalse%2C+%22bold%22%3Atrue%7D%2C+%22viewWindowMode%22%3A%22explicit%22%7D&gco_vAxes=%5B%7B%22useFormatFromData%22%3Atrue%2C+%22minValue%22%3Anull%2C+%22maxValue%22%3Anull%2C+%22viewWindow%22%3Anull%2C+%22viewWindowMode%22%3Anull%2C+%22title%22%3A%22%22%2C+%22textStyle%22%3A%7B%22color%22%3A%22none%22%2C+%22fontSize%22%3A12%2C+%22bold%22%3Afalse%2C+%22italic%22%3Afalse%7D%2C+%22titleTextStyle%22%3A%7B%22color%22%3A%22%23222%22%2C+%22fontSize%22%3A12%2C+%22italic%22%3Afalse%2C+%22bold%22%3Atrue%7D%7D%2C%7B%22useFormatFromData%22%3Atrue%7D%5D&gco_legend=right&gco_focusTarget=category&gco_domainAxis=%7B%22direction%22%3A1%7D&gco_series=%7B%220%22%3A%7B%22color%22%3A%22%23a61c00%22%7D%2C+%221%22%3A%7B%22color%22%3A%22%233c78d8%22%7D%7D&gco_title=2016+Presidential+Race+Votes+by+Tennessee+County&width=600&height=600″ width=”100%” height=”650″]   Rutherford County precinct-level presidential …

Story and photo by Zachery Wright/ Contributing Writer MTSU’s Graduate Student Association held an election education lecture Friday night at the Student Union with the goal of expanding undergraduate voter participation in the 2016 presidential election. The lecture was entitled “Expanding the Vote – and Steps Backward: Forming a More Perfect Union Requires that We …