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Results of the first-ever Old Gold & Black election poll

Results of the first-ever Old Gold & Black election poll
The poll captured how students felt about four critical races just days before Election Day
November 5, 2020

For the first time in its 104-year history, the Old Gold & Black conducted an election poll, surveying Wake Forest students about their opinions regarding four races. The poll exposed several key themes...

Election results remain unknown amid tight race

The presidential race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden continues to be contested as key battleground states like Pennsylvania, Arizona and Nevada have thousands of uncounted ballots remaining (Brendan Smialowski and Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
Both candidates remain in the presidential race as the last ballots are counted going into Thursday
November 5, 2020

Anxious. Scared. Great. Moderately Hopeful. Frightened. Pumped. Not great, not bad. Fine, but depends on results tomorrow.  These are the answers from Wake Forest students to a simple question...

Sustaining democracy: a poll worker’s experience

Cooney worked as a judge at the 203 precinct in Winston-Salem during the election (Melisa Cooney/Old Gold & Black)
Staff writer Melissa Cooney shares her experience working as a poll worker in a pivotal election year
November 5, 2020

I spent most of the fall feeling frustrated, knowing that I had the privilege of voting, but not knowing how much of an impact I would actually make. There’s something so powerless about the election....

Your OG&B Election Day Preview

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The Old Gold & Black outlines what voters need to know about key North Carolina races heading into Election Day
November 2, 2020

Presidential Race: Former Vice President Joe Biden has been the front-runner for the 2020 presidential race for what seems like forever now. Biden’s lead over President Donald Trump has fluctuated on...

Doug Emhoff campaigns for Biden-Harris ticket

Doug Emhoff, husband of vice-presidential candidate Kamala  Harris, addresses supporters of the campaign at Campus Gas on Monday. The event was conducted entirely in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines (Elizabeth Maline/Old Gold & Black)
Emhoff hopes his wife will make history by becoming the first female vice president
October 29, 2020

With just a week left until the election, Kamala Harris’s husband Doug Emhoff paid a visit to Winston-Salem on Monday morning to get out the vote.  This was Emhoff’s third trip to North Carolina...

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