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Cartersville Election Guide

Check Cartersville Patch for coverage of the candidates, incumbents and issues affecting Cartersville and Bartow County.

With November’s elections around the corner, Cartersville Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on some of the candidates and issues we'll be covering:

Bartow Board of Education, Post 4

Incumbent District 4 Bartow Schools board rep Wanda Cagle Gray split with the Republican party and qualified as an independent for November's general election.

Gray faces Republican challenger Fred Kittle on Nov. 6, following the controversy leading up to the special election of District 5 rep Anna Sullivan, allegations of ethics violations and budget woes.

For more on Bartow Schools, see our dedicated section: Bartow County Schools: Budget, Board and More, which includes:

  • Sound Off: Questions Linger for School Board
  • Tea Party Director: Board Made 2 Illegal Appointments
  • SACS Complaint Dominates School Board Discussion
  • Bartow Schools' Gray Files SACS Complaint
  • Watch: School Board Fireworks

Bartow County Chief Magistrate Judge

Longtime incumbent and Republican Tom Moseley faces challenger and Democrat Paul Nally for chief magistrate judge of Bartow County.

GA House District 15

Democratic challenger Lelia Benham is taking on incumbent House District 15 State Rep. Paul Battles, a Republican.

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Sharpie November 05, 2012 at 08:27 AM
Make a special note to remember to watch the Free and Equal Election Debate between third party candidates, Gov. Gary Johnson and Dr. Jill Stein to be aired tonight on Monday evening, Nov. 5th from 9:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern Time. Perform a worthwhile civic duty, and be certain to listen in on this historic debate so that you can make an informed decision on voting day. Third party candidates who will be on the ballot in most states deserve to be heard. http://freeandequal.org/?v=1

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