The 2016 race that initially involved 22 major candidates has come to a verdict. Millions of voters headed to the polls across the U.S. to cast their ballots or have been closely following the election. The Republican nominee Donald Trump, R-New York, defeated the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, D- New York. Trump will take office as the … Read moreTrump wins!
KNOXVILLE — Working at a voting booth may not seem like the most glamorous job but the atmosphere today in Gap Creek Elementary School’s gym is certainly friendly. As people mill around the room poll workers and voters banter with a familiarity that can only come from years of seeing each other at the booth. One … Read moreElection day: Familiar faces welcome voters to GC School
KNOXVILLE- Professor Jason Mead addresses the history of voting and what might be called apathetic voter participation in preparation for the 2016 election.
KNOXVILLE —Jon Weatherly, Dean of the School of Bible and Theology and Professor of New Testament, spoke on the 2016 election from a Christian perspective. In the interview below, Weatherly speaks on the importance of the church’s role in American politics, how we approach the election through a faith stance and how each vote has an impact on … Read moreWeatherly encourages people of faith to engage in political process