District 7 qualifying to begin Jan. 16

Qualifying for the District 7 school board seat will open Jan. 16 at 9 a.m. and close noon Jan. 18 at Richmond County Board of Elections office at 535 Telfair St., Suite 500.

The special election will be held March 20 for the unexpired term of Frank Dolan, who resigned from the Richmond County Board of Education in October. Dolan’s term will expire Dec. 31. A runoff, if necessary, a will be held April 17.

A qualifying fee of $100 is required.

The deadline to register to vote or update a voter’s record will be Feb. 19. Applications for voting by mail are being accepted now and ballots will be mailed beginning Feb. 26. Advance voting will be conducted in the Board of Elections office beginning Feb. 26. The last day for voting by mail and advance voting will be March 16. All polling locations in District 7 will be open on Election Day and the polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

For more information, contact the Board of Elections office at (706) 821-2340 or richmondelections@augustaga.gov .

 

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