Early voting underway in Georgia

Early voting underway in Georgia

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - People across the state of Georgia have the chance to cast their vote early ahead of the November General Election.

And as early voting starts across the state of Georgia people in Muscogee County aren't just voting for president.

On Monday, several people will decide how the Sheriff's Office will look for the next term.

Running ahead of the November General Election are both Mark Lajoye and Donna Tompkins. They're looking to unseat incumbent John Darr.

"I'm ready to lead with integrity, commitment and a lifetime of experience," said Donna Tompkins.

"You have to know the traits of leader...all of these things are important about being a leader," said mark Lajoye.

Pam Brown, whose name is not on the ballot, is also running in the sheriff's race, but voters have the chance to write Brown in on their ballot.
You can take part in early voting by going to the City Services Center off Macon Road in Columbus. Polls are open until 7 p.m. on Monday.

When you go to vote make sure you have a photo ID. The deadline to register in Alabama is Monday, Oct. 24. Early voting will be happening until Nov. 4 and Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8.

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