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More than 200 Clayton County voters cast ballots so far

State’s early voting period for May 20 primary began Monday

More than 200 Clayton County voters have already turned out to vote and another 400 members of the electorate have requested absentee ballots for this year’s primary races, the county’s top elections official said.

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Clayton County Sample Ballots

As part of Clayton News Daily's ongoing election preview coverage, we are presenting readers with the three sample ballots that have put out by county elections officials.

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Election season arrives in Clayton County

Early voting begins Monday

Clayton County voters will begin going to the polls Monday to cast their ballots and help decide who will represent them in elected offices and whether the county should continue a special sales tax for government projects.

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BOC District 1 candidates address quality of life, transit and SPLOST issues

Quality of life in a commission district that includes the hustle and bustle of the Southlake Mall area and the quiet Rex Village was the number one question candidates in Disitrict 1 were asked. However, the Democratic candidates also faced questions about mass transit and the swiftness of moving through SPLOST projects.

Clayton school board candidates give brief introductions

Clayton County Board of Education candidates were asked about their reasons in running for office and how they would lead in the posts.

Clayton County voters also face SPLOST referendum and party questions on ballots

Southern Regional Medical Center bailout and municipal projects on SPLOST project list

Clayton County voters will be doing more than elected candidates to offices or party nominations during the upcoming primary election.

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Clayton County legislative candidates address airport relations, economic development

Cannabis oil issued also addressed

The most recent legislative term saw legislation passed that targets Clayton County’s ability to tax business at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, but also revived an old option for mass transit.

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Signs of the times

Campaign advertisements increase in Clayton County as primary nears

A trio of campaign signs for school board Member Alieka Anderson, Commissioner Sonna Singleton and commission candidate Joyce Baul sit together at the corner of Lake Harbin and Maddox roads in Morrow.

Election season arrives in Clayton County

Early voting begins Monday

Clayton County voters will begin going to the polls Monday to cast their ballots and help decide who will represent them in elected offices and whether the county should continue a special sales tax for government projects.

PTAs holding BOE, BOC candidate forum today

Clayton County residents will be able to see and hear the candidates seeking seats on the county school board and commission this weekend.

Clayton has full slate of elected office candidates

Clayton County voters will have their hands full when they go to the polls to chose their elected leaders in the May 20 primary.

Clayton candidates march into qualifying week Monday

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.

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Brian Kemp wants southeastern ‘Super Tuesday’ in 2016

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.

Morrow candidates in their own words

These are the complete responses of Morrow's City Council candidates to a Clayton News Daily survey.

Deal to face GOP re-election challenger

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.