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ELECTION RESULTS | T-SPLOST Results by Region

ELECTION RESULTS | T-SPLOST Results by Region

Check back here for periodic updates on the election results as we receive them.

12:37 a.m.

  • Middle Georgia T-SPLOST: (Includes Bibb, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Crawford, Peach, Pulaski, Twiggs, Wilkinson, Baldwin, Putnam counties):  

No has 56 percent of the vote with 73 percent of precincts reporting.

  • Central Savannah T-SPLOST: (Includes Hancock and Washington Counties):

Yes has 54 percent of the vote with 69 percent of precincts reporting.

  • Heart of Georgia T-SPLOST: (includes Laurens, Johnson, Treutlen, Wheeler, Telfair, Dodge, Bleckley and Wilcox counties):

Yes has 52 percent of the vote with 76 percent of precincts reporting.

  • River Valley T-SPLOST: (includes Taylor, Macon and Dooly counties):

Yes leads with 54 percent, 81 percent of precincts reporting.

ELECTION RESULTS | Dublin, Laurens County

ELECTION RESULTS | Dublin, Laurens County

 

Laurens Comm., Dist. 2 
Democrats 
100 of 100 precincts reporting (100%)
D.M. Mullis (i) 507 61% (winner)
Sandra Jones 321 39%

Laurens Comm., Dist. 2 
Republicans 
70 of 100 precincts reporting (70%)
Jonathan Martin 794 76% 
Kenneth Snider 252 24%

ELECTION DAY | Last Minute Voter Information

ELECTION DAY | Last Minute Voter Information

Tuesday marks Election Day.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

When you go to vote, be sure to take your Georgia license, passport or military photo ID. You'll need to show that before voting.

If you need to doublecheck your polling location, enter your information and the database will show you where you're registered.

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Early Voting Starts Today

ATLANTA (AP) -- Voters can start casting early ballots Monday for the July 31 primary and transportation referendum. 
 
Secretary of State Brian Kemp said voting officials will be taking early ballots for the July 31 primary election. The election will also decide nonpartisan races and whether to approve a 1-cent hike in the sales tax to fund regional transportation projects. 
 
Lawmakers in the General Assembly, members of the U.S. House of Representatives, state utility regulators, prosecutors and judges are also up for election.

Contact your local board of elections for hours, polling places and a list of primary races in your county.

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

The deadline to become eligible to vote is drawing near. Monday July 2 is the cutoff for people register to vote in July 31 general election, the August 21 election for Bibb County School Board and, of course, the November 6 presidential election.

Bibb County Board of Elections Supervisor Elaine Carr says there are several ways and places to register.

  • At the Board of Elections Office, which is open from 8:30 - 5:30 on Monday.
  • At City Hall
  • Any public library
  • Any state department office, such as the Division of Family and Children Services or DFCS.

You can also register online though the state board elections website. Just fill out the form and bring it to a local Board of Elections Office to become eligible.

What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

The Supreme Court upheld the health care law today in a splintered, complex opinion that appears to give President Obama a major victory.

What questions remain in your mind regarding the Supreme Court's decision? 

We are working to explore how this affects you. 

Comment below in the Comment Section to share your thoughts.  

GOP Plans $900,000 Ad Campaign Against Barrow

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Republicans say they're prepared to spend big bucks on TV ads targeting Democratic Rep. John Barrow of Augusta as he seeks re-election to Congress.

The National Republican Congressional Committee says it has reserved $900,000 worth of time for television ads in east Georgia's 12th District. Barrow's seat was redrawn last year to remove Savannah -- a big part of the congressman's Democratic base. Republicans now see him as one of the most vunlerable Democrats in Congress.

The Savannah Morning News reports (http://bit.ly/L4co7D ) Barrow spokesman Richard Carbo says the GOP strategy is the sort of "hyper-partisanship" that independent voters in the 12th District reject.

Four Republican candidates are competing in the July 31 primary for a chance to challenge Barrow for his seat.

The new 12th Congressional District includes Laurens, Wheeler, Telfair and Treutlen counties.