2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Some Georgians aren’t waiting until the Peach State gets a chance to vote on March 1 to make their mark in this so-far volatile and downright unpredictable election cycle. Georgia volunteers and elected officials alike have fanned out across Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina in recent weeks to stump for their candidates and do whatever it takes to make a difference in the fight for the White House.
That painstaking behind-the-scenes work is such a vital part of American democracy that Mercer University political scientist Chris Grant decided his students needed to see it for themselves.
“So much of the momentum that comes out of these events determines who gets the nomination,” Grant said.