By: Larry Stanford Editor
August 30, 2013
Early voting for the City of Thomaston District 4 Council seat Special Election to fill the remaining three months of the term of the late Wallace Rhodes began Monday and continues through 4:30 p.m. Friday, September 13. The Special Election itself will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Don Greathouse and Tempy Hoyal are running for the post.
Voting is being held at the Registrar’s Office, 305 S. Hightower Street, Suite 130, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Registrar’s Office will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for the Labor Day Holiday.
Qualifying for the November 5, 2013 municipal elections in Thomaston and Yatesville ends today, August 30, at 4:30 p.m. Qualifying started Monday for Thomaston and Wednesday for Yatesville.
In Thomaston, the post of Mayor Pro Tem, the District 3 Council seat, and the District 4 Council seat will be on the ballot. Incumbent Mayor Pro Tem Doug Head and incumbent District 3 Councilman Jim Richards have already qualified for re-election, and both Don Greathouse and Tempy Hoyal have qualified for the District 4 post, regardless of the outcome of the special election.
In the City of Yatesville, three City Council seats will be on the ballot. All three seats are at-large and are currently held by Wanda Dozier, Ronnie Riggins, and Robert Releford. All three are expected to run for re-election. In Yatesville, an election will only be held if more than three candidates run.