Clayton County voters will have their hands full when they go to the polls to chose their elected leaders in the May 20 primary.
The time has come for potential elected office candidates to prove their aspirations are more than just talk by officially putting their hats in the ring.
March 1 would be regional primary date
If Secretary of State Brian Kemp gets his way, Republicans and Democrats across most of the south will form a regional voting block during the 2016 presidential primary season.
These are the complete responses of Morrow's City Council candidates to a Clayton News Daily survey.
Clayton County Republicans will have the option next year of letting Gov. Nathan Deal represent their party in next year’s gubnatorial election, or of turning to Dalton Mayor David Pennington.
Residents who want to run for a seat on the Jonesboro City Council can put the qualifying period on their calendars.
No decision on referendum date, however
It looks like Morrow residents may get to join their brethren across the county and vote on Sunday alcohol sales next year.
With the elections out of the way, the Clayton County Board of Education will have to face some challenges in 2013, according to Jessie Goree, re-elected board member who ran unopposed.
Clayton County voters supported Victor Hill for sheriff, Barack Obama for president and alcohol sales for Sundays on Election Day Tuesday.
Clayton County voters overwhelmingly backed President Barack Obama’s bid for another four years in the White House Tuesday.
Referendum passes in landslide
Clayton County voters overwhelmingly approved Sunday alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of the county Tuesday.
Candidates respond to our own survey
Although most of Clayton County’s local elections wrapped up in August, more than half of the county’s school board still has to be chosen by voters.
Saturday voting this weekend
After a week-and-a-half of early voting for the upcoming general election, Clayton County’s voter turnout is already at nearly half of the turnout seen for the July 31 primary.
Group claims incumbent BOE members struggled to explain policies
At least three Clayton County Board of Education members can’t explain policies they put into place at the advice of former Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley, leaders of a local education political action committee alleged this week.