Light turnout likely for House runoffRegistered voters in much of the eastern and some of the southern parts of Coweta County have an opportunity between now and March 5 to cast ballots in the Georgia House District 71 runoff election between candidates David Stover and Thomas Crymes.
The two candidates were top vote-getters in a six-person special election on Feb. 5. Because no candidate got a majority of the votes Feb. 5 the runoff was necessitated.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. March 5 at these precincts which make up District 71 in Coweta -- Moreland, Sharpsburg, Raymond, Fischer Road, White Oak at Crossroads 154 campus, Thomas Crossroads, Canongate, Turin, Arts Centre, Madras and Ebenezer Church. A small sliver of the Peachtree City area is in District 71.
In addition to March 5 voting, early voting is taking place this week at the Coweta Voter Registrar’s office, room 128, County Administration Building, 22 East Broad St., Newnan. Early voting hours this week are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
We encourage District 71 voters to become familiar with the two candidates and cast a ballot on March 5 or during early voting this week.