Voters will decide whether to amend the state constitution on how Georgia does business. The ballot question says it will allow the state to save taxpayer funds through multi year real estate rental agreements.
Voters in Baker County may have to wait until January to decide who their next sheriff will be. Judge Loring Gray had ordered that Sheriff Dana Meade and challenger Tim Williamson would have to face off again after determining there was sufficient evidence of voting irregularities to cast doubt on the Aug. 21 runoff.
Fulton County has hired a consultant to help oversee next month's election after its old voting chief resigned. State voting officials and local candidates had criticized Fulton County for its handling of this year's primary election.
A new poll shows a close race on whether to amend Georgia's constitution so the state could create more charter schools. The poll shows 45 percent of likely voters said they would support the amendment in next month's election; 42 percent of likely voters were opposed.
Georgia residents can start voting Monday in the presidential election. Early voting in the presidential election in Georgia runs from Monday through Nov. 2. There is at least one early voting location in each Georgia county.