The Importance of Voting
The privilege to vote is one of the most important rights we have as citizens of the United States. While national and state-wide elections always take the spotlight, the importance of local elections should not be underestimated.
By exercising your right to vote, you take part in shaping the future of the community. Not only do you help decide who represents the community, but also the policies that can directly affect you and your family.
You Help Decide Who Represents You
Candidates share with the public concepts and how they envision the future of our community. You can make an informed decision by taking an active role in the process through research and attending candidate forums. This will benefit you and the community.
You Influence Policies
Elected officials often use voter participation as a barometer of which issues are relevant to their constituents. By letting your voice be heard, community leaders will have your input to consider while making decisions on all aspects of the policies they enact.
You Perform Your Civic Duty
By voting, you honor those who fought and sacrificed for the privilege to vote. As you become more involved in the governing process, many feel a sense of ownership and empowerment.
For more information about voting in the upcoming election, visit Elections & Voter Registration | Floyd County Georgia (floydcountyga.gov).
In addition to the vote for the SPLOST, WARDS ONE and THREE are on the ballot.
Jim Bojo (I)
Mark Cochran (I)
Sundai Stevenson (I)
Bonny Askew (I)
Bill Collins (I)
Craig McDaniel (I)