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2014 Election Night Updates

...our links on the side of the story. Reporter Meg Mirshak says the first Richmond County results are coming in now. RCBOE District 2 candidate Hannah has 80 percent of the first few votes, and Venus Cain has nearly 70 percent over James Swanagan...
Cain sweeps to re-election in Richmond County Board of Education District 9

Richmond County Board of Education District 9 incumbent Venus Cain won a third term in office Tuesday, sweeping 72 percent of the votes over her challenger, James Swanagan...
Charlie Hannah seeks Richmond County Board of Education's District 2 seat

School board candidate Charlie Hannah said he wants to serve the schools he grew up with and continues to visit by introducing a new focus on trade-based electives and doing "more with less."
6 more qualify to seek Augusta offices

Sen. Hardie Davis, D-Augusta, and T.W. Josey High School language arts teacher Lori Myles qualified Thursday to run for mayor, bringing the number of candidates seeking the mayor's seat May 20 to five.
No new qualifiers for Augusta Commission, Richmond County school board Tuesday to the pool of can didates seeking the 10 seats coming open on the Augusta Commission and the Richmond County Board of Education.District 1 Commissioner Matt Aitken and District 5 Com missioner Bill Lockett signed up to run again for...
School board incumbent touts experience, challenger says new blood needed

There's little disagreement about the issues in the Richmond County Board of Education District 1 race.Both candidates say student achievement, management of a crippled budget and improving graduation rates are top priorities...
District 8 school board race pits two-time incumbent against political newcomer

Depending on which candidate you ask, the Richmond County Board of Education District 8 race needs a veteran with experience or a newcomer to replace officials who have overstayed their welcome.The two-term incumbent...
Final public hearing on new Augusta district maps is today

...hearing is the final opportunity for the public to provide input on proposed Augusta Commission and Richmond County Board of Education district maps.An ad-hoc committee chaired by Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday...
Compromise Augusta district maps submitted

Voting districts in Augusta-Richmond County might not be decided by a federal judge after all.
Tired of major parties? Try Libertarians

Some say that voting for a third party is a wasted vote. I say not voting your conscience is a true wasted vote.