Voting information for the Aug. 21 runoff

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 7:46 PM
Last updated Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 10:52 PM
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Who can vote in the Aug. 21 runoff election?

1. Voters who chose the Democratic ballot in the July 31 primary election may vote in the runoff for Richmond County sheriff but not in the runoff for U.S. House District 12.

2. Voters who chose the Republican ballot in the July 31 primary election may vote in the runoff for U.S. House District 12 but not in the runoff for Richmond County sheriff.

3. Voters who selected the nonpartisan ballot in the July 31 primary election may vote in either but not both runoffs.

4. Registered voters who did not vote in the July 31 primary election may vote in either but not both runoffs.

Who cannot vote in the Aug. 21 runoff election?

Those who have not registered to vote, or did not register before the July 2 deadline.

AUG. 21 RUNOFF

Richmond County sheriff's race

Three men remain in the race for Richmond County sheriff: Scott Peebles, Richard Roundtree and Freddie Sanders. The runoff between Democrats Peebles and Roundtree will be Aug. 21.

Georgia's 12th Congressional District

Lee Anderson will face off against either Rick Allen or Wright McLeod in an Aug. 21 runoff to be the Republican candidate for Georgia's 12th Congressional District. The winner will face incumbent Democrat John Barrow in November.

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