Election News
McDonough to swear in new, familiar faces
The Jan. 18 meeting of the McDonough City Council will include the inauguration of new City Councilman Benjamin Pruett, who unseated at-large incumbent Gail Notti in the Nov. 3 election. Pruett sai...
December 15, 2015 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: former employee to blame for release of Georgia voter data
A report released Monday by Secretary of State Brian Kemp faults a single employee for the release of all Georgia registered voters' personal information. The 30-page report is the fullest accounti...
December 15, 2015 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Commission candidate arrested in death of child
Jail records show Henry County Commission candidate accused in the death of a two-year-old foster child last month has been arrested. Henry County Sheriff's Office website says 27-year-old Jennifer...
December 05, 2015 05:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New city council members share decade preparing to lead Stockbridge
Newly elected Stockbridge City Council members Elton Alexander, John Blount and Hernitha “Neat” Burdine Robinson each have about a decade of residence in the city. A widowed father of two and owner...
November 24, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County city election results finalized
Last week’s general municipal election was certified Friday. Incumbents fell in Stockbridge as voters replaced three out of five city council members. With 11,565 registered voters, city turnout wa...
November 10, 2015 03:20 PM | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Update: Upsets prevail in Henry County city elections
Incumbents tumbled in Stockbridge as voters replaced three out of five city council members in last week’s general municipal election. With 11,565 registered voters, turnout was 23.5 percent, more ...
November 03, 2015 09:19 PM | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nearly 1,500 cast ballots today in Henry County cities
Polls closed at 7 p.m. and closing figures put the total of in-person voters at 128 in Locust Grove, 487 in McDonough, 308 in Hampton and 570 in Stockbridge. "it got pretty busy between 5:30 and 7 ...
November 03, 2015 08:34 PM | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton, Locust Grove, Stockbridge voting picks up
With another Election Day heading toward the finish line, voters are making the homestretch count. Hampton reported 148 voters today out of 4, 247 registrants. "We're almost at 400," poll manager B...
November 03, 2015 03:15 PM | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough voting precinct a slow, steady beehive
The McDonough voting precinct in the Henry County Department of Elections and Registration’s new home on Atlanta Street resembled a beehive at lunch hour today, not for its shape but for the contin...
November 03, 2015 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge voting 'very, very slow'
Election Day turnout at the Merle Manders Conference Center in Stockbridge is as much as can be expected, according to poll manager Carolyn Whitford. "I would say the voting is moderate," she said ...
November 03, 2015 10:11 AM | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locust Grove voting 'light'
In Locust Grove, voter turnout has been sporadic this Election Day, according to poll manager Shirley Vaughn. "We had eight, and two just came in," she said at 9:30 a.m. "I think it's light." Vaugh...
November 03, 2015 10:02 AM | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton voting 'steady'
Hampton voters are streaming into the Fortson Library to select their three city council members, poll manager Brenda Turner said. "It's been steady," she said."We've had people in constantly." The...
November 03, 2015 09:53 AM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five things you need to know about how votes are counted
1. If you voted absentee, your vote gets counted ahead of all the others. “We do early tabulation on the mail-out ballots using the Opti-Scan,” Henry County Director of Elections and Registration T...
November 01, 2015 04:40 PM | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Find Henry County election results here on Election Night
While the print edition of the Henry Neighbor goes to press before Election Night, the results from this year’s municipal general election will be online Tuesday at this website. All four Henry Cou...
October 30, 2015 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven Hampton City Council candidates stump for three seats
Early voting is on through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fortson Library, 61 McDonough St., which will also host Election Day voting on Tuesday. The Hampton City Council candidates are Henry ...
October 28, 2015 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four Locust Grove candidates vie for three city council seats
Early voting is on through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Locust Grove Library, 115 LG-Griffin Road, which will also host Election Day voting on Tuesday. Mayor Robert Price is unchallenged for...
October 27, 2015 05:02 PM | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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