Voting chief concerned about turnout for Primaries
DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) - Georgia's Primary Elections take place on Tuesday, May 22.
The primary elections narrow the field of candidates in the same party, and frequently decide who the nominee will be in the general election.
With this important election, Dougherty County Elections office is concerned about the turnout.
Only 2,000 voters came out during the three weeks of early voting.
60,000 residents are registered to vote in Dougherty County, so the elections office remains hopefully that many residents will still turn out rain or shine.
"Hopeful the rain will not stop them, because the process is so smooth and quick if they just come on in. Especially with the children being out, that will give them a reason just to come on out with ease. We want everyone to come out and participate tomorrow." said Ginger Nickerson, Dougherty County Elections Supervisor.
Voting only takes a few minutes and polls are located in many convenient locations.
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