Early voting for May 22 primary begins today

Election 2018, News

DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Today marks the beginning of the three-week early voting period for Georgia’s May 22 primary. Voters in many counties can vote for governor, U.S. Congress and the state legislature.

Voters can cast their vote from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. April 30 through May 4, from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. May 7 through May 11, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, and from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. May 14 through 18.

In Lumpkin County, there are several local races. In the race for State House District 9, three-term incumbent Kevin Tanner (R-Dawsonville) will face a challenge from Mark Hajduk, of Cumming.

Republicans competing for the District 4 post on the Board of Commissioners include Clarence Grindle, Jeff Moran and Mark Zeller.  Grindle is a barber and rental property owner who served on the Board of Commissioners from 2006 through 2014. Zeller is retired military and an advocate for Veterans At Large. Moran is senior army instructor for Lumpkin County High School’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program.

The winner of the Republican Primary will face either Teresa Gay or Dennis Hoover in the November General Election.


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