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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
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
Early voting in local, statewide runoffs starts June 30

...deadline can participate in the nonpartisan District 6 runoff, whether or not they cast a ballot May 20, Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said.Registered voters across most of Augusta-Richmond County who selected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-04/early-voting-local-state
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-
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
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
6 more qualify to seek Augusta offices

...District 9 and Wayne Guilfoyle for Augusta Commission District 8, said Lynn Bailey, executive director for Richmond County Board of Elections.Braswell is the former president of Richmond County Council of PTAs. She joins minister Frank Beckles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-06/6-more-qualify
Qualifying for elections opens today

...state court judgeships to swear they are qualified to hold the office and pay a fee to be on the ballot, Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said.Because of changes made by the legislature, the mayor, commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-02/qualifying-elections-ope
SPLOST question: Is it OK to campaign for or against passage of the sales tax referendum?

...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/news/government/elections/2014-04-30/splost-questio