Voting for the General Primary Runoff and Special Election Runoff began this morning at 7 p.m. and runs through 7 p.m. tonight at all nine voting precincts. Both runoffs are Non-Partisan and open to all Upson County voters.
On the ballot for the General Primary Runoff is the race for Probate Judge of Upson County, between challenger Marc Ellington and Incumbent Danielle McRae. In the General Primary on July 31, McRae took 40.95 percent of the votes, and Ellington took 40.16.
On the ballot for the Special Election Runoff is the race for District 3 County Commissioner, between Ralph Ellington (R) and Joel Pitts (D). Since this is a special election runoff, the election is non-partisan, even though the candidates registered by their political parties. In the Special Election on July 31, Ellington took 32.61 percent of the votes, and Pitts took 18.74 percent. The Special Election Runoff will only be held in the District 3 Precincts of Yatesville, The Rock, and Redbone.