Today begins the second of three weeks of early voting. voters in Athens and Oconee counties have been casting ballots in two special legislative elections, filling vacancies in House Districts 117 and 119. There’s a transportation sales tax referendum in Athens and municipal elections around the region. The early voting continues for another two weeks, with weekend advanced voting this coming Saturday and election day itself on Tuesday November 7, 15 days from today.
Another candidates forum is on tap for this evening in Athens. Candidates running in House districts 117 and 119 will meet at the Athens-Clarke County Library on Baxter Street starting at 6 o’clock. The forum is sponsored by the Athens Federation of Neighborhoods. We are today two weeks and one day away from the November 7 special Election Day.