Campaign watch: Advance voting locations open.  On radio today, state Sen. Chuck Hufstetler; Tuesday, commission candidate Stephanie Wright. Forum: Oct. 23 in Polk. Sample ballots.

Campaign watch: Advance voting locations open. On radio today, state Sen. Chuck Hufstetler; Tuesday, commission candidate Stephanie Wright. Forum: Oct. 23 in Polk. Sample ballots.

Advance voting locations open Monday at 8 a.m. They include:

Floyd County

Garden Lakes Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 2200 Redmond Circle, Rome. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; Oct. 22-26; Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Oct. 29-Nov. 2.

Elections office, 12 E. Fourth Ave. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Oct. 22-26; Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Oct. 29-Nov. 2.

(Note dates) Rome Civic Center, 400 Civic Center Drive: Oct. 22-24 (Monday-Wednesday only), 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Precincts open Nov. 6, election day, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Bartow County

Early voting Monday through Nov. 2 (Monday-Friday) at the Bartow County Voter Registration and Elections office, 1300 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early voting will be available at the Cartersville Civic Center, Oct. 29-Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please bring your photo ID.

Gordon County

Early and Advance Voting begins Monday at  8:30 a.m. and will end on Nov. 2 at 5 p.m.  To vote early, you may visit the Voter Registration Office at 215 N. Wall St. in Calhounon Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  If you have any questions, please call the office at 706-629-7781.


Monday on radio: Chuck Hufstetler, a Republican who is seeking an new term representing state Senate District 52, joins us at 8:40 a.m. on the Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.

Monday on Hometown Headlines (website): Profiles, Q&As of candidates running for State Senate District 52 and State House District 13.


Tuesday on radio: Stephanie Wright, Democratic candidate for Floyd County Commission, Post 1, joins us at 7:40 a.m. on the Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.

Tuesday: The Rome TEA Party hosts its monthly Lunch Bunch Meeting from 12-1 p.m. at Fuddruckers. State Rep. Katie Dempsey and state Sen. Chuck Huffstetler will speak on the campaign and the politics of the election. Rondi Goode will discuss the program of needs in schools. Arrive early to order lunch from the menu.


Wednesday on radio: Evan Ross, Democratic candidate for state Senate District 52,  joins us at 8:10 a.m. on the Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.

Wednesday on radio: Katie Dempsey, Republican candidate seeking re-election to House District 13, joins us at 8:40 a.m. on the Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.


Thursday: The League of  Women Voters of Rome-Floyd County meet at 6 p.m. Bring a friend to St. Peter’s Episcopal church, Daniel Hall,  101 E. Fourth Ave., Rome.  This meeting will include Political Scientist, Dwight Cassidy sharing insights on current trends of women in politics and updates on the Board of Elections meeting.


Oct. 23: Polk County Chamber’s candidates’ forum at the Polk County Board of Commissioners’ Board Room at 73 Cline Ingram Jackson Road in Cedartown. Included: State and local candidates. 6 p.m. Questions for candidates can be sent to info@polkgeorgia.com


HOMETOWN: WEBSITE CANDIDATE PROFILES

  • A Q&A with the two women running for Floyd County Commission, Post 1, Rhonda Wallace and Stephanie Wright. Politics
  • This Monday: Candidates running for State Senate District 52 and State House District 13.

ON THE RADIO: Below please find a list of our scheduled candidate interviews on the Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM. We’re inviting the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general to join us.

Working to schedule:

Stacey Abrams, Democratic candidate for governor.

Sarah Riggs Amico, Democratic lieutenant governor, was scheduled for Friday, Oct. 12, but had to postpone it. We’re awaiting updates from her campaign for rescheduling.

Previously:

Aug. 27: John Barrow, a Democratic candidate to be Georgia’s next secretary of state.

Sept. 12: Brad Raffensperger, the Republican candidate for Georgia Secretary of State.

Oct. 3: Geoff Duncan, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor,

Oct. 4: Chris Carr, Republican candidate for attorney general (seeking four-year term after appointment)

Oct. 8: Charlie Bailey, the Democratic candidate for attorney general.

Oct. 9: Brian Kemp, Republican candidate for governor.


Key dates leading up to the Nov. 6 general election:

  • Monday: Advance voting begins.
  • Oct. 27: Advance voting will be held on this Saturday for the general election.
  • Nov. 2: Advance voting ends at 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 6: Election day, precincts open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

SAMPLE BALLOTS

For Floyd County sample ballots, please see below.

For Bartow County sample ballots, please click here.

For Gordon County sample ballots, please click here.

Below please find a sample ballot for the Nov. 6 general election (including advance voting and absentee voting prior to that). Please note this is a ballot for someone living in the eastern part of Floyd County. Your own ballot could include other races (such as state House). Best bet: Go to the Secretary of State’s MVP page (see above) and enter your information (name, county, date of birth) to show your ballot as well as where to vote on Nov. 6.

 

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