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Early voting begins in Richmond County, Grovetown elections

Published: Feb. 22, 2021 at 4:56 AM EST
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Augusta, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Early voting begins today in a couple of local special elections: one over the newest SPLOST package in Richmond County and a vote to fill a City Council seat in Grovetown.

Election Day is March 16 for both.

Richmond County

If voters in Richmond County decide to move forward with the SPLOST 8 package, it would put about $250 million toward city and county improvements. They range from upgrading the James Brown Arena to funding infrastructure and economic development.

For now, you can only vote at the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can also vote by mail.

Grovetown

If you live in Grovetown, early voting starts today to fill a vacant council seat.

It’s to the fill the spot of the late council member Alan Transou.

Early voting in the race will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the former Euchee Creek Library.

On Election Day, these voting sites will be open:

  • Liberty Park, 1040 Newmantown Road
  • Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 E. Robinson Ave.
  • Grovetown Public Safety Station 2, 5555 Harlem Grovetown Road
  • Grove First Baptist Church, 108 W. Robinson Ave.

To contact the Columbia County Board of Elections, email vote@columbiacountyga.gov.

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