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Elections board cancels meeting on alleged fraud

The meeting was set for 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The meeting is canceled on the advice of the Dougherty County attorney.

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Hearing set for Ward II election challenge

Judge Joe Bishop will hear Melissa Strother's challenge at a hearing Friday morning.

A judge will hear the legal challenge of the Ward II election results brought by candidate Melissa Strother Friday morning, officials say.

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Strother contests Ward II election

Officials with the Georgia Secretary of State say they are in the process of investigating the Nov. 8 election

Ward II Candidate Melissa Strother has officially filed a legal action in Dougherty Superior Court to block the city commission from swearing in Candidate Ivey Hines as the Ward II Commissioner until after her official challenge of the election can be heard.

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Secretary of State reviewing Nov. 8 General Election

A runoff for the mayor's race and the Ward VI race is set for Dec. 6.

Officials with the Georgia Secretary of State's office say that they have an open review of how the Dougherty County Elections Office carried out the Nov. 8 General Election, following controversy in the Ward II race.

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Tuesday's election rundown, precinct-by-precinct

While two races will head to runoffs, a look at the unofficial, precinct-by-precinct, voting totals paint an interesting picture of the story behind the totals.

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Strother likely will contest Ward II results

It's unlikely that the commission will swear in Ivey Hines during its Tuesday meeting.

It’s unlikely that the commission will swear in Ivey Hines during its Tuesday meeting.

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Early voting period ends Friday; turnout sluggish, officials say

All precincts will be open Tuesday.

Voting officials say turnout has been light in the three-week early voting period.

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Special Elections Board meeting called to verify residence of Ward II candidate

Georgia Avenue splits with a portion of it in Ward I and a portion in Ward II.

Albany City Commission candidate Cheryl Calhoun’s residency in Ward II is being questioned.

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Church officials ask media to leave mayoral forum

First Mount Olive Baptist officials ask media to leave mayoral forum.

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Congressman endorses Ward VI candidate

Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush, who was born in Albany, says Kowana McKinney is the right person for the Ward VI seat, according to a video on YouTube.

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Early voting begins Monday

Early voting for Albany municipal races begins Monday, October 17.

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Qualifying for Albany municipal races over

Unless a candidate drops out, the ballot for the 2011 municipal races is set.

What started out as a frantic Ward II qualifying period ended Friday with little fanfare, officials say.

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