Advance voting under way today on Richmond County SPLOST

Monday, June 8, 2009 10:07 AM
Last updated 6:55 PM
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Richmond County voting officials said today that participation was light this morning on the first day of advance voting for the Richmond County SPLOST issue.

Voting is being conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. this week at the Board of Elections, 530 Greene St.; Henry Brigham Recreation Center, 2463 Golden Camp Road; and Warren Road Recreation Center, 300 Warren Road.

Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey has said she expects voter turnout to be about 15 percent.

All voters are required to show one of six forms of identification, including a Georgia identification card or driver's license, when they vote.

Advance voting ends Friday, and the citywide special election is June 16.

For more information, call (706) 821-2340 or visit

View a sample ballot for this month's special election.

Today at 3:30 p.m., take part in a live online debate between radio host Helen Blocker-Adams and Libertarian Party chairman Rocky Eades on the merits of SPLOST.

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