Early voting continues this week

October 20, 2019–9:40 p.m.


Advance voting for the November 5 Municipal Election continues this week from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Floyd County Health Department.

During week one of early voting, 178 city residents cast ballots.

Six seats on the Rome City Commission are up for grabs along with an alcohol referendum.

In Ward One, five candidates are seeking three seats.

They are incumbents Milton Slack, Bill Irmscher and Sundai Stevenson, along with Mark Cochran and Jim Bojo.

Meawnhile, in Ward Three, Incumbents Bill Collins and Craig McDaniel are running, along with JJ Walker Seifert, and Bonny Askew

The top three vote-getters in each ward are elected.

City voters will also decide the so-called “Brunch Bill” which would allow businesses to sell alcohol by the drink from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sundays.


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