Early voting is under way in the State Senate District 30 Race between Libertarian candidate James Camp and Republican candidate Mike Dugan. A Jan. 8 special election will ultimately determine the district’s next senator.
Early voting, typically held the week before the election day, is only being offered Wednesday through Friday due to government offices being closed for New Year’s. Early voting for affected Paulding voters is only offered at the Paulding County Elections Office.
The four Paulding polling places in District 30—the Taylor Farm Park, Nebo Elementary, Austin Middle and Carl Scoggins Middle precincts—will open the doors to their voters from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 8.
Camp lives just outside of Temple has been employed as a senior IT technician for the past five years with a small IT consulting firm in Carrollton, according to his website.
Dugan is a 20-year Army veteran and local building contractor, according to his website.
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Dugan replaced Bill Hamrick on the ballot after winning a Dec. 4 runoff to be named the GOP candidate. Hamrick, the Republican who previously represented District 30, was tapped by Gov. Nathan Deal earlier this year to serve as superior court judge.
District 30 covers a southern portion of Paulding County, most of Carroll County and a western portion of Douglas County.
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