Posted: Jul 15, 2019

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. 21-2-540, a special election shall be held in Burke County to fill the vacancy in the office of County Commissioner District 4, caused by resignation of the Honorable Allen Delaigle.  The special election will be held on September 17, 2019.

Qualifying for the special election shall be held at the Burke County Courthouse, Board of Elections and Registration Office at 602 N. Liberty Street Rm 104, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on July 24, 2019 and ending at 12:00 noon on July 26, 2019.  The qualifying fee shall be $180.00.

All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to register to vote in the special election for County Commission District 4 may register to vote through the close of business on August 19, 2019.  Early voting will begin August 26, 2019 through September 13, 2019, at the Burke County Board of Elections Office from 9: a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on election day.  The only the polls for district 4 will be open, they are Alexander, Girard, Sardis and Telfair.

Should a runoff election be required, such runoff will be held on October 15, 2019.

This 10th day of July 2019 

Laverne Sello, Director                                                                                                                                                                              

Burke County Board of Elections and Registration                                    

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