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New members elected to the Houston Board of Education

 

Houston County Board of Education now has two new members. Hoke Morrow took the seat for Post 6, while Bryan Upshaw won for Post 7.

Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

July runoffs are Tuesday. Polls open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Here is a breakdown of the races to be decided this month.

U.S Senate Race: Republican Runoff

Rep. Jack Kingston

David Perdue

Early voting for July runoff begins Monday

Early voting for July runoff begins Monday

Early voting for several state and local races begins Monday, June 30th. It will continue through Friday, July 18th. Election day is Tuesday, July 22nd. Here's a overview of who you'll find on the ballot when you go to cast your vote. U.S. Senate Race: Republican Runoff Rep.

Houston County voters face July runoff

Houston County voters face July runoff

Georgia voters statewide can decide several primary runoffs on July 22.

But people in Houston and Hancock counties are also scheduled to decide school board races.

And people in four Central Georgia counties will vote on a primary runoff for a congressional seat.

Here is what people will see on the July 22 ballots:

JFK wins state Senate seat

JFK wins state Senate seat

 

Macon-based attorney John F. Kennedy won the district 18 state Senate seat against emergency physician Spencer Price.

Houston County ballot asks Democrats two non-binding questions

Houston County ballot asks Democrats two non-binding questions

If you vote in Georgia's state primary on Tuesday, you'll do more than choose among candidates.

You'll probably also be looking at some ballot questions, on topics ranging from SPLOSTs to Sunday alcohol sales to Georgia's minimum wage and its stand-your-ground law.

But all that will depend on where you live and which party primary you vote in.

And some of those questions are binding votes, and others are just straw polls to measure public opinion.