Go Vote: District 5 commission seat to be decided in run-off Tuesday

Published 12:00 pm Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Early voting has ended in the District 5 Troup County Commission run-off, leaving Tuesday, Election Day, as the last day for residents to cast their votes.

In the special election race, resident Norma Tucker and Jimmy McCamey are seeking the seat for previously held by the late Richard English Jr. for more than 40 years. So far, 152 early votes have been cast along with 48 write-in absentee votes.

During the initial race held earlier this month, Tucker and McCamey beat out three additional candidates: Ernest Ward, who had the third-most votes with 114 votes, or 15 percent; Kendall Butler, who had 84 votes and Travis Hart, who finished with 49 votes.

Tucker received 265 votes, or 35% of the vote and McCamey received 245 votes, or 32%, of the vote.

Polls are open 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Voting precincts this election are located at:

  • Administration Building – Administration Building 900 Dallis St., LaGrange
  • Hammett Road – The Faith Baptist Church on 552 Hammett Road, LaGrange
  • Griggs Center – Griggs Recreation Center on 716 Glen Robertson St., LaGrange
  • Rosemont – Troup County Fire Administration Building, 2495 Hamilton Road, LaGrange
  • Gardner Newman – Board of Education Building at 100 N. Davis Road, LaGrange
  • Highland – Troup County High School, 1920 Hamilton Road, LaGrange
  • Northside – Hope Academy, 200 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange

To find your voting precinct for election day and to see sample ballots, visit www.mvp.sos.ga.gov.