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Early voting under way, registration deadline near
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Nov. 2 is more than a month away, but residents in Bryan County and across the state have the opportunity to cast their ballot in the general election ahead of schedule.
Early voting for this year’s general election began Monday and will continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Oct. 29 at the Bryan County Voter Registration Office at 151 South College St. in Pembroke.
A second early voting site be open during the same hours from Oct. 4-29 at the Bryan County Administrative Complex at 66 Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive south of Richmond Hill.
Local races in this year’s election are being held for the Bryan County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education. On the school board, incumbent Eddie Warren is uncontested for the chairman’s seat; Paine Bacon is uncontested for District 1; incumbent Joe Pecenka is uncontested for District 4; and David Schwartz is uncontested for District 5.
On the commissioners’ board, Wade Price is uncontested for District 2, and Jimmy Henderson is uncontested for District 5. The race for District 4 is the only local contest, with Republican Butch Broome, independent Carter Infinger and write-in candidate Lynda Morse vying for the seat.
But voters will also find several state contests on the ballot, including the races for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general and more.
To see a sample ballot specific to voting districts, visit the Georgia Secretary of State My Voter Page at
Residents who plan on voting but haven’t yet registered have until Oct. 4 to be eligible to cast a ballot in the general election.
Applications are available at the Voter Registration Office and at city hall in Pembroke; at the Bryan County Administrative Complex and city hall in Richmond Hill; and at the libraries in both Pembroke and Richmond Hill. Applications are also available online at
For more information on early voting or voter registration, contact the Bryan County Voter Registration Office at 653-3859.

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