• Voting day approaches for run-off races
    Voting day approaches for run-off races

Voting day approaches for run-off races

Run-off day is approaching, as early voting wraps up this week in preparation for a big day of balloting next Tuesday.

It’s then on July 26th that the three remaining races for Lumpkin County positions will be decided.

Incumbent Steve Shaw will face newcomer Bobby Mayfield in the race for the District 2 Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners contest. 

Catherine Ariemma will square off against Mera Turner for the Board of Education seat vacated by Dr. Susan Sockwell. 

And Amanda Jones Holbrooks is in the race for Coroner against Jim Sheppard.

Early voting will take place until July 22  at the Election & Registration office, 56 Short Street, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Votes may be cast at assigned poling places Tuesday, July 26, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

The change in precincts will not take place until the general election on November 8.

Check out next week’s edition of The Nugget for race results.

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