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More precinct consolidation by Board of Elections 2014-07-22

Again like every year, more precinct consolidation. Why?

Public notice via the VDT, The Lowndes County Board of Elections will hold a Special Called Meeting on 8 July 2014,

The Lowndes County Board of Elections will hold a Special Called Meeting on 8 July 2014, at 5:30 p.m., and a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 at 9 a.m., to discuss precinct consolidation. The public is invited to attend.

The meeting will be held at the Lowndes County Board of Elections office at 2808 N Oak St., Valdosta, GA 31602.

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Final qualifying for November elections

Four Three contenders for Valdosta City Council District 2, none of them incumbent Deidra White. Alvin Payton drew one challenger for District 4, and Robert Yost drew two challengers for District 6. Two out of three Valdosta School Board seats up for election are contested. And we’re up to four contenders for Mayor of Hahira. Plus 5 for the 4 Lake Park At Large seats, and just 3 for the 3 Remerton seats. -jsq

Lowndes County Board of Elections

2808 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 10130 Valdosta, Georgia 31604

Telephone: (229) 671-2850, Fax: (229) 333-5199

Email: elections@lowndescounty.com


QUALIFYING

November 5, 2013 – Municipal Election


* Individuals qualifying on Friday, August 30th are listed in blue *


City of Valdosta

City Council District 2


Sandra J. Tooley – 350 South St., Valdosta, GA 31601

(229) 834-0979, (229) 247-3307

ms2ly@bellsouth.net

John Hogan – 601 Lake Park Rd., Valdosta, GA 31601

(229) 247-8294, (229) 560-0084

hogantransport@gmail.com


*Calvin Graham, Sr. – 1701 Dedo Dr., Valdosta, GA 31601

(229) 247-6925

grah3219@bellsouth.net


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Qualifying through today (29 Aug 2013) for November elections

Hahira now has three contenders for Allen Cain’s former District 2 City Council place; he and District 4 Rose Adams are running for Mayor against incumbent Wayne Bullard. Four contenders now for four Lake Park At Large City Council places, and two for three in Remerton. Incumbent Deidra White has still not qualified for Valdosta City Council District 2, although two other people have. Tomorrow’s the last day to qualify. -jsq

Lowndes County Board of Elections

2808 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 10130 Valdosta, Georgia 31604

Telephone: (229) 671-2850, Fax: (229) 333-5199

Email: elections@lowndescounty.com


QUALIFYING

November 5, 2013 – Municipal Election


* Individuals qualifying on Thursday, August 29th are listed in blue *

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Qualifying through yesterday (28 Aug 2013) for November elections

All three Valdosta City Council races are contested now! In Hahira, two contenders and the incumbent for Mayor, a new candidate for Hahira District 4, and two for District 2, both vacated by former incumbents now running for Mayor. Still not enough candidates in Lake Park and nobody in Remerton. Received yesterday evening. -jsq

Lowndes County Board of Elections

2808 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 10130 Valdosta, Georgia 31604

Telephone: (229) 671-2850, Fax: (229) 333-5199

Email: elections@lowndescounty.com


QUALIFYING

November 5, 2013 – Municipal Election


* Individuals qualifying on Wednesday, August 28th are listed in blue *


City of Valdosta

City Council District 2

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Qualifying through yesterday for November elections

Received yesterday evening. Contested mayoral election in Hahira and not in Lake Park, so far. Also one contested Valdosta school board seat, but none for Valdosta City Council so far. -jsq

Lowndes County Board of Elections

2808 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 10130 Valdosta, Georgia 31604

Telephone: (229) 671-2850, Fax: (229) 333-5199

Email: elections@lowndescounty.com


QUALIFYING

November 5, 2013 – Municipal Election


AUGUST 26, 2013


City of Valdosta

City Council District 2

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Which new districts did the County Commission just vote for?

The VDT and the Commission’s district maps don’t agree, and the Board of Elections doesn’t know. David Rodock writes in the VDT today that County revives expanding Lowndes commission:
During a special meeting Monday, county commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to include two additional voting districts within Lowndes County.

The two proposed voting districts would allow for greater representation at County Commission meetings by allowing for an expansion of the current available voting representatives from three to five, while keeping a non-voting commission chairman.

Last year, this expansion failed in the legislature on a technicality. If the Commission and staff don’t make the same mistake, it seems likely the legislature will approve these new districts.

But the district map the VDT published (see above) is not the same Continue reading