Polls open Tuesday for city elections
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 2:28pm
Election Day is next week; but, early voting continues through Friday, Nov. 3, for registered voters. The deadline to register to vote in the election Tuesday, Nov. 7, was Oct. 10. This was also the deadline to make a change of address or last name change in this election.
In Jefferson County, there will be no municipal elections in Avera, Bartow or Louisville as only incumbents qualified in those cities. There also will not be a county election, nor will there be a Board of Education election. To vote early, voters should go to the Jefferson County Board of Elections on Green Street in Louisville during regular business hours.
In Stapleton, voters will select councilmembers from Lisa M. Cranford, incumbent; Terkia L. Farmer; John Legander III; Willie Moss, incumbent; Carol Smith and Collins Walden. Kevin Prescott, an incumbent, is not running for reelection.
Voters will vote for three of the candidates. The top three vote getters will be city councilmen.
In Wadley, voters will have two choices for mayor, incumbent Harold Moore Jr. and Albert “Mr. Fat” Samples.
Running for council seats are Randall L. Jones; Izell Bartow Mack, incumbent; John L. Maye, incumbent; Kendrick Muke McBride, incumbent; Dorothy Strowbridge and Willie R. Strowbridge. Voters will choose three candidates.
In Wrens, voters will select three of the following candidates for city council Brent Dye; Melvin L. Farmer, incumbent; Stephanie Hannah; David Hastings; James Edward Rabun; Jack Templeton, incumbent; Sharena Vaughn and Michelle Weatherford-Usry. Incumbent Erskine Lane is not running for reelection.
Voting on Election Day will be at the usual and regular precincts of each city. Anyone who needs an absentee ballot should contact their city hall.
There will be no election in Glascock County as only one person qualified for each seat that was open.