Details for 6/9 SPEC ELECTION

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF ROCKDALE COUNTY, GEORGIA: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 9th day of June, 2020, a special election will be held in conjunction with the General Primary, Nonpartisan, Presidential Preference Primary and Special Elections at the regular polling places in all the election districts of Rockdale County, Georgia (the "County"), at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of the County for their determination a question regarding whether the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises of a licensed location on Sundays should begin at 11:00 a.m. instead of the current time of 12:30 p.m. Pursuant to Senate Bill 17, which was adopted in the 2020 Session of the Georgia General Assembly, the Board of Commissioners of Rockdale County, as the governing authority, adopted an ordinance permitting the sale of alcohol on Sundays for on premises consumption to begin at 11:00 a.m. and to continue through 12:00 a.m. (midnight). The Ordinance is conditioned upon the approval of the electors of Rockdale County, Georgia in this special election. The ballots to be used at said special election shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following: ( ) YES ( ) NO Shall the governing authority of Rockdale County, Georgia, be authorized to permit and regulate Sunday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beverages for beverage purposes by the drink from 11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.? The special election shall be held at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of Rockdale County. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the election. Early voting by mail will be offered April 21, 2020 through June 5, 2020, and early voting in-person will be offered May 18, 2020 through June 5, 2020. The last day to register to vote in this election shall be May 11, 2020. Those residents of Rockdale County qualified to vote at said election shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia. This notice is given pursuant to the Board of Elections and Registration of Rockdale County. BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION OF ROCKDALE COUNTY By: Aldren Sadler Sr. Chairman 917-641666, 5/13,20,27,6/3


Welcome to the discussion.

Please log in, or sign up for a new, free account to read or post comments.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.