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					PLEASE NOTE: This sample ballot contains ALL districts for Athens-Clarke County. Please check your voter registration card to find your assigned districts. POLL LOCATOR: FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE AND ELECTED OFFICIALS: http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/polllocator/Poll Locator.aspx VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 6, 2008 EARLY VOTING in person and by mail (no reason required) is NOW AVAILABLE, MonFri, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. through October 31, 2008 at the Board of Elections Office, 155 East Washington Street, 706-613-3150 ADVANCE VOTING the week prior to the election will be held at THE CLASSIC CENTER, October 27-October 31 (Mon-Fri), 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. VOTING BY MAIL: Available now, no reason required. You can mail or fax (706-613-3840) a written request to the Board of Elections office. Make sure to include name, birthday, address as registered and signature of voter. Ballots will be mailed daily through October 31. IMPORTANT: THERE IS NO ABSENTEE VOTING ON THE MONDAY BEFORE ELECTION DAY PHOTO ID is required when voting in person.

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY
OFFICIAL ABSENTEE/PROVISIONAL/CHALLENGED BALLOT
OFFICIAL GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA NOVEMBER 4, 2008
To vote, blacken the Oval ( ) next to the candidate of your choice. To vote for a person not on the ballot, manually WRITE IN his or her name in the space provided, then blacken the corresponding Oval ( ). If you desire to vote YES or NO for a PROPOSED QUESTION, blacken the corresponding Oval ( ). Use only pen or pencil. If you spoil your ballot, do not erase, but ask for a new ballot.
"I understand that the offer or acceptance of money or any other object of value to vote for any particular candidate, list of candidates, issue, or list of issues included in this election constitutes an act of voter fraud and is a felony under Georgia law." [OCGA 21-2-285(h) and 21-2-383(a)]

For President of the United States
(Vote for One)

For State Senator From 46th District
(Vote for One)
BILL COWSERT
(Incumbent) Republican

For Clerk of Superior Court
(Vote for One)
BEVERLY LOGAN
(Incumbent) Democrat

JOHN MCCAIN - President SARAH PALIN - Vice President
Republican

SHERRY L. JACKSON

BARACK OBAMA - President JOE BIDEN - Vice President
Democrat

Democrat

Write-in

For Sheriff
(Vote for One)
IRA EDWARDS, JR.
(Incumbent) Democrat

Write-in
BOB BARR - President WAYNE A. ROOT - Vice President
Libertarian

For State Senator From 47th District
(Vote for One)
RALPH T. HUDGENS
(Incumbent) Republican

KENNETH B. BROWN
Independent

Write-in

Write-in

TIM RILEY
Democrat

For Tax Commissioner
(Vote for One)
NANCY B. DENSON
(Incumbent) Democrat

For United States Senate
(Vote for One)
SAXBY CHAMBLISS
(Incumbent) Republican

Write-in

JIM MARTIN
Democrat

For State Representative in the General Assembly From 113th District
(Vote for One)
BOB SMITH
(Incumbent) Republican

Write-in

For Coroner
(Vote for One)
SONNY WILSON
Democrat

ALLEN BUCKLEY
Libertarian

Write-in

For Public Service Commissioner
(To Succeed H. Doug Everett) (Vote for One)

Write-in

Write-in

H. DOUG EVERETT
(Incumbent) Republican

For State Representative in the General Assembly From 114th District
(Vote for One)
KEITH G. HEARD
(Incumbent) Democrat

For Chief Magistrate
(Vote for One)
PATRICIA BARRON
(Incumbent) Democrat

JOHN H. MONDS
Libertarian

Write-in

Write-in

Write-in

NONPARTISAN ELECTION
For Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia
(To Succeed Robert Benham) (Vote for One)

For Public Service Commissioner
(To Succeed Angela Elizabeth Speir) (Vote for One)

For State Representative in the General Assembly From 115th District
(Vote for One)
DOUG MCKILLIP
(Incumbent) Democrat

LAUREN W. MCDONALD, JR.
Republican

ROBERT BENHAM
(Incumbent)

JIM POWELL
Democrat

BRANDON GIVENS
Libertarian

Write-in

Write-in

For District Attorney of the Western Judicial Circuit
(Vote for One)
KEN MAULDIN
(Incumbent) Democrat

For Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia
(To Succeed Harris Hines) (Vote for One)

Write-in

For U.S. Representative in 111th Congress From the 10th Congressional District of Georgia
(Vote for One)

HARRIS HINES
(Incumbent)

Write-in

Write-in

PAUL BROUN
(Incumbent) Republican

For Judge of the Probate Court
(Vote for One)
SUSAN P. TATE
(Incumbent) Democrat

BOBBY SAXON
Democrat

Write-in

Write-in

TURN BALLOT OVER TO CONTINUE VOTING
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For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia
(To Succeed Gary Andrews) (Vote for One)

For Athens-Clarke County Commissioner District 4
(Vote for One) ALICE KINMAN
(Incumbent)

For Clarke County Board of Education District 8
(Vote for One) CHINAMI GOODIE DAVID KNOX HUFF

GARY B. ANDREWS
(Incumbent)

Write-in

For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia
(To Succeed Charles B. Mikell, Jr.) (Vote for One)

Write-in

CHARLES B. MIKELL, JR.
(Incumbent)

For Athens-Clarke County Commissioner District 6
(Vote for One) VALDIS "RED" PETROVS

Write-in

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
-1-

Write-in

For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia
(To Succeed John H. Ruffin) (Vote for One)

ED ROBINSON

TAMELA L. ADKINS SARA DOYLE BRUCE M. EDENFIELD CHRISTOPHER J. MCFADDEN PERRY J. MCGUIRE MICHAEL S. MEYER VON BREMEN MIKE SHEFFIELD

Write-in

For Athens-Clarke County Commissioner District 8
(Vote for One) ANDREW "ANDY" HEROD
(Incumbent)

To encourage the preservation of Georgia's forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program.
House Resolution No. 1276 Resolution Act No. 702 Ga. L. 2008, p. 1209 “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the General Assembly by general law shall encourage the preservation, conservation, and protection of the state’s forests through the special assessment and taxation of certain forest lands and assistance grants to local government?”

Write-in

For Athens-Clarke County Commissioner District 10
(Vote for One) ELTON DODSON
(Incumbent)

YES NO

-2To authorize local school districts to use tax funds for community redevelopment purposes.
Senate Resolution No. 996 Resolution Act No. 777 Ga. L. 2008, p. 1211 “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to authorize community redevelopment and authorize counties, municipalities, and local boards of education to use tax funds for redevelopment purposes and programs?”

Write-in

MIKE HAMBY

For Judge, Superior Court of the Western Judicial Circuit
(To Succeed Steve C. Jones) (Vote for One)

Write-in

STEVE C. JONES
(Incumbent)

For Clarke County Board of Education District 2
(Vote for One) J.T. JONES VERNON PAYNE
(Incumbent)

Write-in

(To Succeed Lawton Evans Stephens) (Vote for One)

For Judge, Superior Court of the Western Judicial Circuit
LAWTON E. STEPHENS
(Incumbent)

YES NO

-3To authorize the creation of special Infrastructure Development Districts providing infrastructure to underserved areas.
Senate Resolution No. 309 Resolution Act No. 373 Ga. L. 2007, p. 775 "Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide by general law for the creation and comprehensive regulation of infrastructure development districts for the provision of infrastructure as authorized by local governments?"

Write-in

Write-in

For Clarke County Board of Education District 4
(Vote for One) ALLISON LUCAS WRIGHT
(Incumbent)

For Judge of State Court of Clarke County
(Vote for One) ETHELYN SIMPSON
(Incumbent)

Write-in Write-in

For Athens-Clarke County Commissioner District 2
(Vote for One) HARRY LANIER SIMS
(Incumbent)

For Clarke County Board of Education District 6
(Vote for One) JIM GEISER CHARLES WORTHY
(Incumbent)

YES NO

Write-in

Write-in

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