October 31, 2009 10:01:00 PM
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday for the special election to fill the District 1 Justice Court judge''s seat left empty when Phillip Robertson died in November 2008.
Attorney Chris Hemphill was appointed to fill the seat temporarily. He and four others are vying to fill the position for the remainder of the term.
Michael Tate Sr., a semi-retired rental property owner and manager, Carolyn Robertson, Phillip Robertson''s widow and a real estate agent and auctioneer, Lt. Tony Cooper, an investigator with the Lowndes County Sheriff''s Office, and Ronald C. Cooke, a retired Justice Court judge.
Precincts participating in the election are Caledonia, Steens, Immanuel, Airbase, Lee Middle, portions of Columbus High and portions of Brandon.
Those who vote at Brandon and Columbus High and are unsure if they are eligible to vote in Tuesday''s District 1 election should call the Lowndes County circuit clerk''s office at 662-329-5900 during regular business hours of 8 a.m.-5p.m. on weekdays.
Caledonia needs Cooper commented at 11/1/2009 9:48:00 PM:
Please exercise your right to vote, and vote for the right man----Tony Cooper.
right guy commented at 11/2/2009 11:08:00 AM:
Ron Cooke is the absolute " right guy" for the position!
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