Early voting open Saturday

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 12, 2016

By Tyler H. Jones



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LaGRANGE — Early voting for the May 24 primary election will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Troup County Government Center, 100 Ridley Ave. in LaGrange.

Early voting is already underway Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the government center and will remain open through May 20. Electors may cast Republican, Democratic or nonpartisan ballots. A photo ID is required to vote.

Voters who are unsure of their districts or would like to see sample ballots may use the Georgia Secretary of State’s My Voter Page at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. Users will need to enter their first initial, last name, county of voter registration and birth date to log in and see sample ballots, download a precinct card or find other information.

The current election includes candidates for U.S. Congress, Georgia General Assembly, Georgia Public Service Commissioner, countywide offices, judges and a referendum to continue the 1-percent educational special-propose, local-option sales tax.

For more information on the upcoming election, contact the Troup County elections office at 706-883-1745.

Tyler H. Jones is a reporter with LaGrange Daily News. He may be reached at 706-884-7311, ext. 2155.