Democrat and Republican ballots contain questions this election

Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 12:00 am From Staff Reports | 0 comments As…

Georgia (May 7, 2014) — Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 12:00 am

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As early voting gets under way this week, many will be casting their ballots early to avoid long lines on the day of the primary election.

Voters in the May 20 Primary will be asked to choose a Republican or a Democrat ballot, and on those, they can expect to see ballot questions.

 

“On May 20, both party primary ballots will have questions approved by each state party committee,” said Dr. Kerwin Swint, professor of political science and interim chair of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at Kennesaw State University. “The purpose of these primary election ballot questions is to gauge the level of party members’ support for various ideas and initiatives the party is interested in pursuing. It can also be used to build support and momentum for policies the party is pushing.” …


 

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