Voting for municipal elections in the cities of Covington, Porterdale and Oxford is Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Voters must bring a picture ID with them to the polls. There are six acceptable forms of identification in Georgia. They are listed below:
A Georgia driver's license, even if expired
Any valid state or federal government-issued photo ID, including a free Voter ID card issued by your county registrar's office or the Department of Driver Services
Valid U.S. passport
Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency or entity of the U.S. government, Georgia or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
Valid U.S. military photo ID
Valid tribal photo ID
City of Covington residents must cast their votes at the Covington City Hall located at 2194 Emory Street in downtown Covington. The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
The tabulation of the votes and announcement of the winners will be done at the Newton County Board of Elections at the Newton County Administration Building.
There is no advanced voting or absentee voting on Monday. Advanced voting ended on Friday.
There are three contested races in the city of Covington.
Mayor of Covington: Kim Carter, Roger Tingler
City Council Post 2, East Ward: Incumbent Mike Whatley, Bobby Sigman
City Council Post 3, East Ward: Keith Dalton, Ernie Smith
Incumbent Council Member Janet Goodman is running unopposed for the Post 1, West Ward seat.
City of Oxford residents must cast their votes at the Community Room adjacent to the Volunteer Fire Department on Ga. Highway 81 Emory Street. The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
The tabulation of votes and announcement of the winners will take place at the Community Room.
Advanced voting will end on Monday and is done at the Oxford City Hall at 110 West Clark Street.
There are two contested races in the city of Oxford:
Council Post 1: Incumbent Amma Gaither, Frank Davis, Kelly Ellis
Council Post 3: Incumbent Hoyt Oliver, Toby Malcolm
Jerry Roseberry is running unopposed for the position of Mayor of Oxford. Incumbent George Holt is running unopposed for the Council Post 2 seat.
Porterdale residents must cast their votes at the Volunteer Fire Department located at 2800 Main Street in downtown Porterdale. The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
The tabulation of the votes and announcement of the winners will be carried out at the Porterdale Volunteer Fire Department.
There are three contested races in the city of Porterdale:
Mayor of Porterdale: Incumbent Bobby Hamby, James Himes
Council Post 1: Incumbent Robert Foxworth, Andy Grimes
Council Post 2: Linda Finger, Jack Kottl