Voters Go Back to the Polls Tomorrow

The Advance Voting Period ended Friday, but election day voting will be held tomorrow at the Stephens County Senior Center from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the runoff election.

All registered voters are eligible to vote in the runoff election, even if you did not vote in the General Primary on May 24.

Anyone who requested absentee ballots, the deadline to return those to the Elections Office is no later than 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21.

There are two local races on the ballot for this runoff election; both are for posts on the Stephens County Board of Commissioners.

For Post 1, Republican Dennis Black will be vying against Republican Challenger Tara D. Simmons.

During the May 24th General Primary Election, Black received 1,459 votes or 36.58 percent and Simmons received 880 votes or 22.07 percent.

For Post 4, Republican Incumbent James Addison will be vying against Republican Challenger Chris Rickman.

Addison received 1,960 votes or 48.71 percent of the vote during the General Primary election, whereas Rickman received 1,133 votes or 28.16 percent.

For additional information regarding the upcoming Runoff election contact Stephens County Election Supervisor Krista Terry by calling 706-886-8954.