Election 2016

University of Mississippi

African-American Community Reacts to 2016 Election Results – Alexis Neely

Posted on: November 12th, 2016 by anneely

For many Americans, Tuesday night’s live coverage of the 2016 presidential election proved as not only an end to a tumultuous campaign season, but an utter shock and call for protest. Despite having 395,050 less popular votes than Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, Republican candidate Donald Trump won the race to The White House with 290 […]

Democrat Watch Party Coverage

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 by bromski

Democrats from Lafayette County all came together at the Lyric to watch the 2016 presidential election coverage but were disappointed and saddened with Republican candidate Donald Trump’s win. On Wednesday Nov. 9 in the early hours of the morning it was announced that Republican candidate Donald Trump won the presidential election against Democratic candidate Hillary […]

Lafayette Courthouse Election Coverage

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 by bromski

After a whirlwind election year, the results are in and Donald Trump has been voted the next president of the United States with Mike Pence as his vice president. The Republican candidate won the 2016 election with an overall 279 electoral votes, Hillary Clinton with 228. In the 18 precincts in Lafayette County, Trump finished […]

Election Commision

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 by bromski

Lafayette County was full of all types of mixed emotions last night as everyone waited to hear about the status of our county and country. The courthouse was in frenzy all day and night trying to tally the votes for the members of the Lafayette community and make sure all the polling stations ran smoothly. […]

Pictures from Courthouse

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 by bromski

Lafayette County Results and Poll Worker Reflection

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 by bromski

With all 18 voting precincts in Lafayette County reporting, Republican nominee Donald Trump carried 55 percent of the vote. Trump collected approximately 9,710 votes compared to the Democratic ticket of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine picking up 7,038. There are 32,899 registered voters in the county, with over 17,000 voters casting a ballot in this […]

Not Voting

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 by bromski

Voting is a personal choice and whether one does so or not is up to them and nobody else. Brad Mayo, Chairman of the Lafayette County Republican Party said that he believes it’s everyone’s right to not vote. “At the same time, I can’t imagine not voting,” Mayo said. “I can’t imagine having to pick […]

Residence Hall Watch Party

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 by bromski

University of Mississippi student Libby Summer patiently waited outside the courtyard of Resident Hall 2 and 3 along with 40 other students hours away from when the president was announced. “I’m super scared,” said Libby Summers of Madison, MS. “Super scared, like moving to another country if Hillary wins.” Summer was attending the watch party […]

Count Votes (Pictures)

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 by bromski

Mid-Day and Last Voters

Posted on: November 9th, 2016 by bromski

With the sun peeking through the clouds Edker Ivy waited to the line to cast her ballot Tuesday at Oxford One, at 10:46 a.m.. A 61 year-old retired Oxford native, Ivy was ready to cast her ballot in the election. She had been waiting all morning for her daughter to come pick her up.. “ […]