OCONEE COUNTY

OFFICIAL ABSENTEE/PROVISIONAL/CHALLENGED BALLOT
OFFICIAL REPUBLICAN PARTY PRIMARY AND NONPARTISAN GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA JULY 31, 2012

To vote, blacken the Oval ( ) next to the candidate of your choice. To vote for a person whose name is not on the ballot, manually WRITE his or her name in the write-in section and blacken the Oval ( ) next to the write-in section. If you desire to vote YES or NO for a PROPOSED QUESTION, blacken the corresponding Oval ( ). Use only blue or black pen or pencil.

Do not vote for more candidates than the number allowed for each specific office. Do not cross out or erase. If you erase or make other marks on the ballot or tear the ballot, your vote may not count. If you change your mind or make a mistake, you may return the ballot by writing “Spoiled” across the face of the ballot and return envelope. You may then mail the spoiled ballot back to your county board of registrars, and you will be issued another official absentee ballot. Alternatively, you may surrender the ballot to the poll manager of an early voting site within your county or the precinct to which you are assigned. You will then be permitted to vote a regular ballot.

"I understand that the offer or acceptance of money or any other object of value to vote for any particular candidate, list of candidates, issue, or list of issues included in this election constitutes an act of voter fraud and is a felony under Georgia law." [OCGA 21-2-284(e), 21-2-285(h) and 21-2-383(a)]

(To Succeed Chuck Eaton) (Vote for One)

For Public Service Commissioner
CHUCK EATON
(Incumbent)

MATT REID

(To Succeed Stan Wise) (Vote for One)

For Public Service Commissioner
PAM DAVIDSON STAN WISE
(Incumbent)

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(Vote for One)

SCOTT R. BERRY For U.S. (Incumbent) Representative in 113th th Congress From the 10 TREY DOWNS Congressional District of Georgia For Tax Commissioner (Vote for One) (Vote for One) PAUL C. BROUN
(Incumbent)

SA
STEPHEN K. SIMPSON

For State Senator From 46th District
(Vote for One) BILL COWSERT
(Incumbent)

PL E
For State Representative in the General Assembly From 119th District
(Vote for One) CHUCK WILLIAMS
(Incumbent)

For County Commission Chairman
(Vote for One) MELVIN DAVIS
(Incumbent)

For Board of Education, Post 5
(Vote for One) WAYNE BAGLEY
(Incumbent)

CHUCK HORTON

REPUBLICAN PARTY QUESTIONS
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For Clerk of Superior Court
(Vote for One)

For County Commissioner, Post 1
(Vote for One) SARAH V. BELL JIM LUKE
(Incumbent)

ANGELA ELDER WATSON
(Incumbent)

Should Georgia have casino gambling with funds going to education? YES NO

For Sheriff

-2Do you support ending the current practice of unlimited gifts from lobbyists to state legislators by imposing a $100 cap on such gifts?

For County Commissioner, Post 4
(Vote for One) TAMMY GILLAND MARK SAXON

YES NO

PAMELA LOHR HENDRIX JENNIFER T. RIDDLE

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For Board of Education Should active duty military Chairman, Post 1 personnel who are under the age
(Vote for One) MICHAEL S. "MIKE" HUNTER TOM ODOM of 21 be allowed to obtain a Georgia weapons license? YES NO

For Coroner
(Vote for One) ED CARSON
(Incumbent)

For Board of Education, Post 4
(Vote for One) MIKE BURNETTE

TURN BALLOT OVER TO CONTINUE VOTING

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-4Should Citizens who wish to vote in a primary election be required to register by their political party affiliation at least thirty (30) days prior to such primary election?

NONPARTISAN GENERAL ELECTION
For Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia
(To Succeed Carol W. Hunstein) (Vote for One)
(Incumbent)

For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia
(To Succeed John J. Ellington) (Vote for One)
(Incumbent)

SPECIAL ELECTION Referendum 1
Northeast Georgia District T-SPLOST
(Vote for One)

JOHN J. ELLINGTON

YES NO

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Should the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the paramount right to life is vested in each innocent human being from his or her earliest biological beginning without regard to age, race, sex, health, function, or condition of dependency?

YES NO

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Would you support changing the term length for Georgia state senators and Georgia state representatives from two years to four years?

YES NO

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Would you support allowing 17year-olds who will be 18 by the November general election to vote in the primaries that select nominees for that election?

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YES NO
(To Succeed Keith Blackwell) (Vote for One)

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Would you support partisan elections for state and local judges? YES NO

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Would you support a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution? YES NO

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Would you support an amendment to the Georgia Constitution permitting parimutuel wagering on horse racing if proceeds were used to fund educational programs and trauma care?

YES NO

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CAROL W. HUNSTEIN Write-in Write-in
(To Succeed M. Yvette Miller) (Vote for One)

For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia
M. YVETTE MILLER
(Incumbent)

For Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia
(To Succeed Harold D. Melton) (Vote for One) HAROLD D. MELTON
(Incumbent)

Provides for local transportation projects to create jobs, improve roads and safety with citizen oversight.
Shall Oconee County’s transportation system and the transportation network in this region and the state be improved by providing for a 1 percent special district transportation sales and use tax for the purpose of transportation projects and programs for a period of ten years?

Write-in

For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia
(To Succeed Herbert E. Phipps) (Vote for One) HERBERT PHIPPS
(Incumbent)

Write-in

For Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia
(To Succeed Hugh P. Thompson) (Vote for One)
(Incumbent)

YES NO

Write-in

HUGH P. THOMPSON

For Judge, Superior Court of the Western Judicial Circuit
(To Succeed H. Patrick Haggard) (Vote for One)
(Incumbent)

Write-in

For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia
KEITH R. BLACKWELL
(Incumbent)

H. PATRICK HAGGARD

Write-in

Write-in

For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia
(To Succeed Michael P. Boggs) (Vote for One) MICHAEL P. BOGGS
(Incumbent)

For Judge, Superior Court of the Western Judicial Circuit
(To Succeed Lawton E. Stephens) (Vote for One) LAWTON EVANS STEPHENS
(Incumbent)

Write-in Write-in

(To Succeed Stephen Louis A. Dillard) (Vote for One) STEPHEN DILLARD
(Incumbent)

For Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia

For Judge of the Probate Court
(Vote for One) DAVID ANGLIN
(Incumbent)

Write-in Write-in

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