1100+ early ballots cast in run-off election

Election 2018
Towns County voting

HIAWASSEE, Ga. – The election in the 2018 run-off race between Georgia Secretary of State and Public Service Commission will be decided tomorrow, Dec. 4, and during last week’s early voting, a total of 1,136 Towns County voters had cast their ballots at the Hiawassee precinct.

The breakdown, obtained by FYN from the Towns County Board of Elections, revealed that 1,114 voters arrived in person at the polls, while 22 submitted absentee ballots by mail.

A total of 6,166 ballots were cast in Towns County during the 2018 general election, a voter turnout of 65.69%

The Hiawassee, Macedonia, Young Harris, and Tate City polling prercincts will be open on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Towns County Elections Director Tonya Nichols said that three voting machines will be available at the assigned locations.

For the office of Secretary of State, Republican Brad Raffensperger faces Democrat John Barrow. In the race for Public Service Commission, Republican Chuck Eaton verses Democrat Lindy Miller.

Count on FYN to deliver local and state results in real-time on election night.

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