Election Day

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Brigitte Makekau (left) and Jennifer Meador prepare to vote at Marvin Unitred Methodist Church in Columbia County. The precinct had 68 voters in the first two hours of voting. (Jim Blaylock/Staff)
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Secretary of State Brian Kemp is greeted by acting Board of Elections Director Nancy Gay during a visit to the Columbia County office. (Jim Blaylock/Staff)
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Sheriff's candidate Scott Peebles addresses supporters Tuesday evening at his election party in Augusta. (Zach Boyden-HolmesStaff)
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Richmond County Sheriff candidate Richard Roundtree, second from right, watches with volunteer Kyterian Jones, second from left, as results come in on election night at Double Tree Hotel in Augusta. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)
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Volunteers and supporters of Richard Roundtree for Richmond County Sheriff watch as results come in on election night at the Double Tree Hotel in Augusta. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)
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Richmond County Sheriff candidate Richard Roundtree, right, address supporters after the final results of the election came in on Tuesday night, July 31, 2012. Roundtree finished with 39.24 percent of the votes. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)
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Richmond County Sheriff candidate Richard Roundtree, right, watches with volunteer Kyterian Jones, center, as results come in on election night at Double Tree Hotel in Augusta. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)
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U.S. Dist. 12 candidate Lee Anderson talks on the phone outside his campaign headquarters where he was monitering election results. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)
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Mary Gibson, left, and her daughter Catherine, campaign for Robbie Silas for Richmond County Sheriff outside of Convenant Presbyterian Church on Walton Way on Tuesday. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)
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Ann Lamp campaigns for Scott Peebles for Richmond County Sheriff outside of Covenant Presbyterian Church on Walton Way in augusta on Tuesday. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)
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Ann Lamp campaigns for Scott Peebles for Richmond County Sheriff outside of Covenant Presbyterian Church on Walton Way in augusta on Tuesday. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)
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Mary Gibson, left, and her daughter Catherine, campaign for Robbie Silas for Richmond County Sheriff outside of Convenant Presbyterian Church on Walton Way on Tuesday. (Emily Rose BennettStaff)

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