Who do you think is really in charge of Augusta's government? The mayor? The commission?
No. It's you.
With the power of your vote, you control the government - and it is crucial today, on this Election Day, that you go to the polls to help decide what kind of government you want.
A growing number of Augustans already know what they want. They want an end to dysfunction. An end to squabbling. An end to playing politics with a deck full of race cards.
The Augusta Commission, to their credit, is moving toward those ends already. But for it to keep moving in that positive direction, it requires your added momentum.
In our endorsement box above, we have selected commission candidates who can transform Augusta's government into a high-performing, professional, consensus-building body that citizens can be proud of, and that other cities might even envy.
Freddie Handy, Alvin Mason, Tony Lewis and Don Grantham have the skills, experience and drive to shape that metamorphosis.
But you have the power to trigger it, by voting for these four exceptional gentlemen.
Voting is a responsibility that never loses its high importance, and it cannot be emphasized enough that voters in today's city election wield the power to catapult Augusta forward to a new, brighter future.
Use that power today.