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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-17/voting-mail-be
Future remains uncertain for Augusta Commission member Donnie Smith

...election may be called to fill a vacancy, that date would be the third Tuesday in March, according to Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey.Copenhaver and Guilfoyle said they were unaware of any discussions about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-05/future-remains-uncertain
Voters return to polls to settle runoffs

Voters will return to the polls today to decide a handful of runoff elections.Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said she expects, at most, 12 percent of registered voters to participate in the runoff, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-21/voters-return-
Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...when we are looking at November midterm elections, turnout will vary from the low 40s to the mid-50s," Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said of percentage voter turnout. "A lot of times it's driven by interest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/nov-4-ballot-will-have-f
Early voting in July 22 runoff starts Monday in Augusta

...runoff elections July 22, but voters have several weeks of early voting opportunities that begin Monday.Richmond County Board of Elections will conduct early voting for any reason from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-25/early-voting-j
Turnout light so far in advance voting

...pick up a little next week, but we'll see. I do expect things to be very light across the board," Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said.Only 222 people, just .2 percent of registered voters, have voted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-02/stand-america-
Voters didn't hold back on write-ins during May 20 election

...count, but that did not stop 455 Augusta voters from writing in some 1,103 names on the May 20 ballot.Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said it isn't uncommon to have more write-ins when there are several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-11/voters-didnt-hold-back-w
SPLOST questions

...according to ACCG.For the local sales tax referendum, campaign committees must register and file reports with Richmond County Board of Elections when contributions exceed $500. Promotional materials must identify the committee and its principal officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/election/splost7
Advance voting in May 20 elections starts today

The head of Richmond County Board of Elections doesn't want the potential rescheduling of May 20 mayor and commission elections to discourage voters from participating in advance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-27/advance-voting
Davis raises most money among mayoral candidates

...fundraising lead over Augusta's other four mayoral candidates in the latest campaign financial reports due with Richmond County Board of Elections.Davis began the reporting period with $38,256 on hand from $71,075 he'd raised before the General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-09/davis-raises-m