Valdosta Daily Times

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July 13, 2014

Advanced voting continues

VALDOSTA — Advanced voting continues this week for the runoff election from the May 20 primary.

Combining mailed ballots and visitors to the Lowndes County Board of Elections, 1,391 registered voters cast ballots during the first two weeks of advanced voting.

Registered voters are deciding races where no candidate attained the necessary 50 percent plus one vote needed in the primary race.

The contested races are:


U.S. Senate

J.H. “Jack” Kingston

David A. Perdue

State School


Michael L. “Mike” Buck

Richard L. Woods

U.S. Representative – First Congressional District

E.L. “Buddy” Carter

Robert E. “Bob” Johnson

State Senator –

Eighth District

C. Ellis Black

John P. Page


State School


Alisha Thomas Morgan

Valarie D. Wilson

U.S. Representative – First Congressional District

Brian Corwin Reese

Amy L. Tavio


Lowndes County

Commission District 5

G. Norman Bennett

Clay Griner

Advanced voting continues 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 14-18, Lowndes County Board of Elections office, 2808 N. Oak St. The last day to vote is 7 a.m.-7 p.m., July 22, at assigned polling places.

For more information on the primary election runoff, contact the Lowndes County Elections Office, (229) 671-2850, or email

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