UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
by Everett Catts
July 22, 2014 07:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:30 P.M. WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PRECINCT) The polls in Tuesday's primary runoff election have now closed, and judging by the turnout at three local polling places, voters were not rushing to cast their ballots. At Sarah Smith Elementary School in Buckhead, at 7:05 p.m., as poll volunteers and workers packed up the voting machines right after the polls closed, turnout was indicative of the entire day. Poll Manager Mary Foster said only 382 voter...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 562882 views | 0 0 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?