Voters weigh in on Columbus Mayoral candidates hours away from poll closing

Published: May. 24, 2022 at 5:21 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - One of the most highly contested races on the ballot in Columbus is the contest for city mayor.

The race between Incumbent Skip Henderson and businessman John Anker is on.

Columbus mayoral candidates hold community events
Columbus mayoral candidates hold community events

Columbus entrepreneur John Anker promises the people of Columbus three priorities if elected as mayor -- public safety, boosted economy and government transparency.

News Leader 9 spoke with one of his employees, who explained why they believe Anker is the man for the job.

Watch the full interview below:

Incumbent Mayor Skip Henderson hopes his experience will make the difference today as voters go to the polls. The mayor is standing on issues like public safety, economic development and fiscal responsibility, to name a few.

Experience and public safety are what Columbus voter Odessa Brooks tells News Leader 9 is important to her. That’s why she says Henderson is the perfect choice for her.

Watch the full interview below:

There is still time to cast your vote if you haven’t. Georgia polls are to close at 7 p.m. EDT.

Stay tuned for complete, live voting coverage tonight at 8 p.m. EDT.

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