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be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday each week until November 3. There will be additional Saturday voting opportunities on October 21 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 27 is the final day to apply for absentee ballots which may be submitted until November 7.
Mount Vernon has four candidates seeking three of the Council’s atlarge seats, as newcomer Amber Conway takes on incumbents Pete Horton, Jerry M. “Hoppy” Sikes, and Elizabeth Williams for the positions.
Early voting will be held at the Montgomery County Government Annex, which located at 251 South Richardson Street, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This voting period begins Monday, October 16, and ends Friday, November 3, with Saturday voting opportunities being held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on October 21 and October 28.
Two Vidalia City Councilmen are facing opposition, as incumbent Councilman At-Large Bob Dixon goes up against Elizabeth Harvill, and Ward 4 Councilman Loyd Mobley is contested by Connie Williams.
In addition to this, the Vidalia City Schools Board of Education also has three elections this November, as Ward 1 Board Member Andy Blount faces Belva R. Franklin, Ward 3 Board Member Bruce Asberry goes up against Brittany Black, and Board Member At-Large Julee Torrance is opposed by Gerriell Craig.
Early voting will be held at the Vidalia Police Department in the Vidalia Municipal Annex, and will begin Monday, October 16, and will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday of each week until November 3. Two Saturday voting opportunities will also be available on October 21 and October 28 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Only one race will be on the ballot in Lyons, as citizens in Ward 5 will cast their vote for incumbent City Councilman Rick Hartley’s successor. Hartley announced over the summer that he would not be seeking re-election, and wished anyone who desired to run for the office good luck. Since then, both Jency Jeffers and Drayton Oliver have qualified for continued from page
the seat. Early voting will be held at the Toombs County Election and Registration office, and will begin Monday, October 16, and will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday of each week until November 3. Two Saturday voting opportunities will also be available on October 21 and October 28 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Mayor: G.M. Joiner (incumbent) vs. Ava Bess Jones City Council (5 Seats Available): Janaria Bryant vs. Thomas Matthew Johnson vs. Cynthia Kinchen (incumbent) vs. Eric Walter Lee Pearce (incumbent) vs. Billy Thigpen (incumbent) vs. Wesley Ray Yawn (incumbent)
SPLOST Referendum Mount Vernon
City Council (3 Seats): Amber Conway vs. Pete Horton (incumbent) vs. Jerry M. “Hoppy” Sikes (incumbent) vs. Elizabeth Williams (incumbent) Vidalia
City Council At-Large: Elizabeth Harvill vs. Bob Dixon (incumbent) City Council Ward 4: Connie Williams vs. Loyd Mobley (incumbent) Board of Education At-Large: Gerriell Craig vs., Julee Torrance (incumbent) Board of Education Ward 1: Belva R. Franklin vs. Andy Blount (incumbent) Board of Education Ward 3: Brittany Black vs. Bruce Asberry (incumbent) Lyons City Council Ward 5: Drayton Oliver vs. Jency Jeffers