Politics


NEWS 11/20/14 4:40pm

Electoral College: national candidates make headlines

Throughout election night, Elon Local News spoke with candidates from all over North Carolina. In ELN's Midterm Election coverage, Katie Maraghy looked into national candidates making headlines in Electoral College. From Idaho to Iowa, check out these 2014 Midterm Election candidates and learn a little more about them below: BOB QUAST: http://www.bobq2014.com HARLEY BROWN: http://ballotpedia.org/Harley_Brown_(Idaho) WALT BAYES: http://ballotpedia.org/Walt_Bayes STEVE VAILLANCOURT: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/house/members/member.aspx?member=376171 MONICA WEHBY:http://www.monicafororegon.com [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9ZOSKnOUgY&noredirect=1&h=315&w=550]


NEWS 11/12/14 11:21pm

Midterm elections have national impact on millennials

The 2014 election may be over, but there are long term impacts of the midterm election that directly affect college students. Dr. Jason Husser, Assistant Director of the Elon Poll, thinks young voters should turn their eyes to Washington right now to see what is in store for their future.


NEWS 10/25/14 10:12pm

Hillary Clinton, Alma Adams campaign for Hagan

Marcela Hawkins and Ashley Bohle "North Carolina is not for sale." Voters chanted this phrase Saturday at the Kay Hagan rally in the Charlotte Convention Center. With Election Day just 10 days away and early voting already underway, NC incumbent Senator Kay Hagan and supporters (former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and NC Congresswoman Alma Adams) addressed the crowd about the importance of being politically active. Adams, who was first to speak, encouraged voters to bring their families and friends to the polls.


NEWS 10/25/14 10:01am

Gov. Perry, McCrory and Sen. Burr rally for Tillis

Rajat Agarwal and Andrew Feather Fire Kay Hagan and fire Harry Reid. That was the main message from Thom Tillis at the Conservative Rally Friday night in in Smithfield, North Carolina. From Governor Rick Perry of Texas to North Carolina senior senator Richard Burr, conservatives came out to support the Republican Senate candidate as he aims to defeat Democratic Incumbent Hagan in the upcoming midterm elections. "Welcome to the Harry Reid retirement party," Burr said to the crowd of more than 3,000 people at the Central Marketing Tobacco Warehouse.


NEWS 9/16/14 10:00am

Elon students works as campaign manager for local politician

Election day is less than two months away, and while most students educate themselves about political platforms, one Elon student does more to help a local politician. Sophomore Gabriel Corbett is the campaign manager for school board candidate and Assistant Bursar Jeremy Teetor.


NEWS 6/22/14 5:09pm

Lawsuit Against Sheriff Johnson Heads to Federal Court

A United States District judge ruled that the civil lawsuit against Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson can proceed. Sheriff Johnson, who is accused of illegally targeting Latino drivers in Alamance County, failed to reconcile during a mediation conference in Durham last week, after a hearing in Winston-Salem earlier this month. The U.S.


NEWS 1/15/14 5:45pm

Obama, McCrory discuss job creation for graduates at Air Force One

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