Richmond County sample ballots for July 31 election

NONPARTISAN

* DENOTES INCUMBENT

Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

Carol W. Hunstein *

 

Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

Harold D. Melton *

 

Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

Hugh P. Thompson *

 

Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia

Keith R. Blackwell *

 

Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia

Michael P. Boggs *

 

Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia

Stephen Dillard *

 

Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia

John J. Ellington *

 

Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia

M. Yvette Miller *

 

Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia

Herbert Phipps *

 

Judge, Superior Court, Augusta Judicial Circuit

Michael N. Annis *

 

Judge, Superior Court, Augusta Judicial Circuit

Carl C. Brown Jr. *

 

Judge, Superior Court, Augusta Judicial Circuit

Danny Craig *

 

Judge, Superior Court, Augusta Judicial Circuit

Sheryl B. Jolly *

 

Judge, Superior Court, Augusta Judicial Circuit

J. Carlisle Overstreet *

Willie Saunders

 

Judge, State Court of Richmond County

Patricia Booker *

Judge, State Court of Richmond County

John Flythe *

 

Marshal, Civil and Magistrate Court of Richmond County

Steve Smith *

 

SPECIAL ELECTION

Referendum 1

Central Savannah River Area District T-SPLOST. Provides for local transportation projects to create jobs, improve roads and safety with citizen oversight.

REPUBLICAN

* DENOTES INCUMBENT

Public Service Commissioner

Chuck Eaton *

Matt Reid

 

Public Service Commissioner

Pam Davidson

Stan Wise *

 

U.S. House
District 12

Rick W. Allen

Lee Anderson

Wright McLeod

Maria Sheffield

 

District Attorney of the Augusta Judicial Circuit

Ashley Wright *

 

Judge, Probate Court

Carleton Vaughn

 

Sheriff

James Michael Godowns

Freddie Sanders

 

Solicitor-General

Charles E. Evans *

 

Ballot questions

1. Should Georgia have casino gambling with funds going to education?

2. Do you support ending the current practice of unlimited gifts from lobbyists to state legislators by imposing a $100 cap on such
gifts?

3. Should active duty military personnel who are under the age of 21 be allowed to obtain a Georgia weapons license?

4. Should citizens who wish to vote in a primary election be required to register by their political party affiliation at least 30 days prior to such primary election?

5. Should the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the paramount right to life is vested in each innocent human being from his or her earliest biological beginning without regard to age, race, sex, health, function, or condition of dependency?

6. Should the Richmond County School Board members be limited to serve only 2 four year terms?

7. Should the sheriff, solicitor general, coroner, clerk of superior court, probate judge, tax commissioner, and civil court judges elections be non-partisan?

8. Should the Augusta-Richmond County Commission pass an ordinance banning smoking in public places?

9. Should the state of Georgia pass legislation to allow for gambling on horse racing in Georgia?

10. Should the Augusta-Richmond County Commission pay for the moving of families out of Hyde Park subdivision?

DEMOCRAT

* DENOTES INCUMBENT

Public Service Commissioner

Stephen Oppenheimer

 

U.S. House
District 12

John Barrow *

 

State Senate
District 22

Hardie Davis *

 

State House
District 124

Henry “Wayne” Howard *

 

District Attorney of the Augusta Judicial Circuit

Evita A. Paschall

 

Judge, Probate Court

Harry B. James III

 

Clerk Of Superior Court

Elaine Creed Johnson *

Hattie Holmes Sullivan

 

Sheriff

John W. Ivey

Scott Peebles

Richard Roundtree

Robbie Silas

 

Tax Commissioner

Steven B. Kendrick *

 

Coroner

Grover F. Tuten *

 

Chief Judge, Civil And Magistrate Court

William D. Jennings III *

Presiding Judge, Civil and Magistrate Court

H. Scott Allen *

 

Solicitor-General

Kellie Kenner McIntyre

 

Ballot questions

1. Should the Georgia Constitution be amended to allow the state to override locally elected school boards’ decisions when it comes to the creation of charter schools in your county or city?

2. Do you support ending current practice permitting unlimited gifts from lobbyists to state legislators?

3. Should Georgia  adopt an income tax credit for home energy costs to support the economic security of our families?

4. Should Georgia reduce sales taxes on made in Georgia products so as to support the growth of small businesses in our state?

5. Currently, the candidates for mayor and commissioners qualify as non-partisan. Would you like the law changed so that they qualify as partisan (Democrat or Republican)?

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