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Nonprofits Drum up Latino Interest in Special Election

Clarke County voters are heading to the polls to cast their ballots in the Special Election. Canvassers for local nonprofits Latinos for Democracy and Ulead Athens have been out all week drumming up Latino citizens' interest in the polls.

Brittany Lopez is the civic engagement coordinator for Ulead Athens. She discussed their efforts.

Voters are determining the next Clerk of Court, candidates Elisa Zarate, the current interim clerk, and Andrew Griffeth are on the ballot. Winterville residents are voting Mayor and City Council Members. To find your polling location, visit Polls are open until 7 pm Tuesday.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!