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Early voting starts

Albany- Early voting started Monday for next Tuesday's special election in Dougherty County. It will fill the county commission district two seat vacated by William Hall who moved out of the district. Early voting runs through Friday.

Don't forget to bring a photo ID to the polls. Carolyn Hatcher, Elections Supervisor said, "If they don't have one, they'll be able to vote a provisional ballot. Then, they have two days to bring photo ID to this office to show. That's what the new law says."

Georgia Driver's License
Valid ID Card issued by branch, department, agency or entity of State of Georgia with photograph
Valid US passport
Valid Employee ID card issued by branch, department, agency or entity of State of Georgia with photograph
Military ID Card with photograph
Valid Tribal ID card with photograph

Candidates can now qualify for November's election too. Hank Young was the first person to qualify in Albany. The business owner is running for Ward Three city commission, currently held by Arthur Williams.

Ward Two, Henry Mathis's old seat, and Five, held by Bob Langstaff, are also up for re-election. Qualifying runs through Friday at noon.

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