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Early voting for runoff elections begin Nov. 26 in Camden County

Early voting for the runoff elections begins Nov 26.

Early voting for runoff elections in Camden County starts on Monday in Woodbine at the County Voter Registration Office (Old Courthouse).

The early voting period ends on November 30, 2018. The official runoff election date is December 4th, 2018 at your regular polling location.

Voter Registration Office
200 E. 4th Street, Woodbine
November 26 – November 30, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Local Runoff –

Local offices with a runoff election is the Kingsland Mayor’s race. The candidates vying for mayor are incumbent Mayor Kenneth Smith and Kingsland Councilman Grayson Day.

On November 6, Grayson Day received 42.05 percent of the vote, and Smith received the next highest amount of votes with 24.72 percent of the votes.

Candidates must receive at least 50 percent plus one vote to win the seat outright; neither candidate was able to draw that requirement.

A mayoral forum between Day and Smith will be on Tuesday, Nov. 27 located at the Center for Industry and Commerce 532 N. Lee Street in Kingsland – 6 p.m.

State Runoff Elections- 

Georgia Secretary of State – John Barrow (D) and Brad Raffensperger (R) are vying for the spot to be the next chief of state elections and to oversee professional licensing boards. The winner will succeed the interim Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden who was appointed after Brian Kemp resigned to take over as Georgia’s next governor. In the Nov. 6th elections, Libertarian candidate Smyth Duval received 2.23 percent of the vote not allowing 50 percent-plus-one vote to be earned.

Public Service Commission District 3 – Democrat Lindy Miller opposes Georgia Public Service Commission District 3 incumbent Republican Chuck Eaton. This office went to a runoff after the Libertarian candidate Ryan Graham received 2.67 precent of the vote forcing a runoff decision.

 

A sample ballot of state runoff ballot from SOS My Voter Page

To check your voting location for December 4th for the Runoff Election Day, click on the My Voter Page link.

Jeremy Spencer grew up in rural South Georgia and has served as a healthcare provider, high school science teacher, school administrator, and state education official. Jeremy is currently the market and content manager for All on Georgia-Camden and Glynn Counties. Jeremy’s focus is local news, statewide education issues, and statewide political commentary for the All on Georgia News Network. Jeremy has served as an education policy analyst for local legislators and state education leaders as well as a campaign strategist for local and statewide political campaigns. Jeremy holds degrees in science and education from the University of Georgia, Piedmont College, and Valdosta State University. Jeremy has lived in Camden County for over 17 years.

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