With 3 days left for early voting, Georgia voters shatter turnout records

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Georgia voters are racing to the polls in record-breaking numbers in advance of next week’s Primary Election.

With three days left for early voting, 416,558 votes had been recorded as of Sunday, May 15, a 217 percent increase from the same period in the 2018 Primary when only 120,708 votes were cast. Officials say that number could reach 600,000 before early voting ends Friday.

In Forsyth County, there are several key races that have sparked intense interest, including District 24 State House, District 28 State House, and School Board Districts 1 and 5.

Parents have waged a war against the woke Board of Education for more than a year, demanding an end to critical race theory, diversity, equity and inclusion, and pornographic books and material in schools.

In District 1, former hospital CEO Dennis Scheidt is challenging incumbent Chairman Wes McCall, the man most parents blame for the inclusion of CRT in the schools.

In District 5, anti-CRT candidate Mike Valdes and Erin Wright are competing to replace Kristen Morrissey who chose not to run for another term.

Another race that has drawn intense interest is Forsyth County’s new House District 28 State The six Republicans competing are Brent Cox, Donald Lannom, John Luchetti, Blake McClellan, Tim Short, and Julie Tressler. With six candidates in the race, a runoff is a virtual guarantee.

State House District 24 may also be headed for a runoff with three candidates – Carter Barrett, Sheri Gilligan and Ed Solly in the race. Gilligan is the three-term incumbent who once worked for the Central Intelligence Agency. Barrett and Solly are popular local businessmen.

There is also a Superior Court judgeship on the line where  long time Assistant District Attorney James Dunn will face Rupal Vaishnav. 

The race for Board of Commissioners District 1 has flown somewhat under the radar this year. The candidates are Tim Huffine and Kerry Hill. The current District 1 Commissioner Molly Cooper chose not to run for reelection.

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