Three special elections Tuesday for Georgia’s General Assembly head to runoffs next month after no candidate won more than 50 percent of the votes. A fourth race included just one candidate. He wins by default.
Macon voters are going to the polls Tuesday to decide a runoff election between Mayor Robert Reichert and challenger C. Jack Ellis, a former Macon mayor. Reichert and Ellis were the top vote-getters in a Sept. 17 election, setting up Tuesday's runoff.
Secretary of State Brian Kemp is declaring September as Voter Registration Month in Georgia. Kemp said in a statement this week that he is working with various officials to make eligible voters aware of registration deadlines and requirements for the upcoming general election on Nov. 5.
Two state Senate seats and one state House seat are vacant in the Georgia General Assembly as a result of resignations last month. Polls are open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters in Senate District 30 will complete the special election process, choosing between James Camp and Mike Dugan.