Little-known KSU building houses elections nerve center

  Michael Barnes, director, right, and Merle King, executive director, talk about the…

Georgia (Aug 6, 2012)

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Michael Barnes, director, right, and Merle King, executive director, talk about the columns of duplicating computers, left, that are currently extracting information about Tuesday s election from each county s memory cards to update the approximately 5.5 million active voters list in preparation for this month s runoff elections. ‘What we need to know is who voted — not how they vote — and, for a primary, we need to know what party they participated in,’ Barnes said.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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