State reviewing Richmond voter purges

...serious."Kemp said Ann Hicks, who served as elections director immediately prior to Ford taking the post, and...seven secretaries of state, will serve as interim elections director.Lowell Greenbaum, chairman of the Richmond County...

Columbia County voters to consider renewing education sales tax

...it would not begin to address the necessities," she said.Turnout at the polls is expected to be low today. As of Friday, only 655 voters had cast ballots in early voting, according to Columbia County Elections Director Nancy Gay.

Dedications, renovations are easier said than done

...tions and served in that capacity for 20 years before being named county administrator, after which she was state elections director from 1996 until her retirement in 2005. She deserves the recognition, and what could be more fitting than naming...

Advocacy groups question Georgia elections officials after voters face hassles at polls

...Voters also faced hassles at polling places Tuesday and some were linked to elections staff errors.DeKalb County Elections Director Maxine Daniels told WSB-TV that some voters at a polling place had to use paper ballots because machines were...

Venus Cain wants new term on Richmond County Board of Education to continue district initiatives

...accept or spend more than $2,500, exempting him from having to file campaign reports, according to department of elections director Lynn Bailey.Cain said her campaign strategy has been the same as her style as an elected official - to connect...

Pardon Our Mess: Ordinance requires campaign signs be removed

...Augusta's code enforcement division mailed a letter to candidates Friday reminding them to remove signs, said Board of Elections Director Lynn Bailey. In the past two weeks, the elections office has forwarded complaints about specific signs to the...

39 become new citizens

...the country's historic civic clubs, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution.Richmond County Board of Elections Director Lynn Bailey also attended the ceremony and afterward helped nine of the new citizens perform their second act of citizenship...

Democrats, Republicans view Sunday voting differently

...County, no request for Sunday voting has surfaced."Two people came in that were hot over the issue," Board of Elections Director Nancy Gay said. "They said they hope we do not do it."Gay said the county of more than 75,000 active registered...

Elections officials expect turnout to increase with weekend voting

...Friday was the busiest day so far for early voting in the Nov. 4 general election but Augusta-Richmond County's elections director expects things to pick up with seven straight days of voting opportunities starting Saturday."Ten days out from...

Early voting begins Wednesday in Columbia County commission District 3 runoff

...County Board of Com missioners' District 3 seat.Elections Director Nancy Gay said early voting will be held from 8...500 Faircloth Drive, Building E, in Evans.Elections Director Nancy Gay said the last day for absentee ballots...