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...651-9841. Education official to speak at meeting Lynn Bailey, executive director for the Augusta-Richmond County Board of Elections, will speak at the December meeting of the West Augusta Alliance.The meeting will be held at 7 p.m...

Qualifying dates set for January in District 7 special election

...to complete resigned Augusta Commission member Donnie Smith's term has been set for Jan. 12-14.The Richmond County Board of Elections voted 5-0 Monday to call the special election for the next date permitted under state law, March 17...


...to O.C.G.A. 21-2-540 you are hereby notified that there will be a special election held by the Richmond County Board of Elections on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 for the purpose of filling the remaining portion of the unexpired term for...

2014 Election Night Updates

Come back to this story all night for the latest updates on the 2014 Election.

Election Day to decide many area races, hotly contested issues

Election Day is here and while voters in the Augusta area might not miss the campaign commercials, Georgia's economy will.

Democrats hope for high numbers in Sunday voting

...Augusta's 100,000 registered voters had cast ballots early during the first eight days of advance voting, but Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said she expects the numbers to grow this weekend.Some predominantly white...

Last day to register to vote in Georgia general election

...voters must have their applications postmarked by today, or submit a completed form by 5 p.m. at the Richmond County Board of Elections office, 530 Greene St.Registered voters then have several opportunities to cast a ballot in the general...

Elections board OKs Sunday voting

Voters can leave the pews and head straight to the polls next month after the Richmond County Board of Elections voted 4-0 Monday to allow Sunday voting in the upcoming general election.A single location will now be open from 11 a.m...

Democrats, Republicans view Sunday voting differently

...partisan measure, depending on who you ask.Richmond County Board of Elections on Monday approved a single location and...Sunday and that's not going to happen."Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said a single...

Hundreds take advantage of Sunday voting

...straight to the polls.Many did just that.After passing a resolution to allow Sunday voting last month, the Richmond County Board of Elections decided to operate a single polling location at the Municipal Building's newly renovated lobby to gauge...