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Early voting begins in District Two Special Election

This is the first day of advanced voting for the March 21 Special Election to fill the District Two ACC commission seat.

Former Clarke Count Commissioner Melissa Link and former Clarke County Board of Education member Karina Gallagher are vying for the position.

Residents can cast their ballots through Friday, March 17 at the Board of Elections Office. Saturday voting will take place on March 4 and March 11, with Sunday voting on March 12.

The position was left vacant by the departure of former commissioner Mariah Parker.

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