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.

'National wave election' cited in Barrow defeat

...109,016 registered voters, or 73 percent, went to the polls.Lynn Bailey, executive director of the Richmond County Board of Elections, had forecasted a 50-percent participation, but was still pleased with Tuesday's results."It was...

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...

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...

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...

Richmond County Board of Elections to discuss Sunday voting

The Richmond County Board of Elections is set to take up the issue of Sunday voting at a called meeting Monday.Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said...

Voting by mail begins in Nov. 4 election

Voting by mail has begun for the Nov. 4 election.Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said mail-out paper absentee ballots are now available for registered voters who complete an application...

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...