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Barrow Election Guide

The candidates and issues that will be affecting Auburn, Bethlehem, Carl, Statham, Winder and Barrow County.

As we look ahead to the July 31 primary elections, Barrow Patch is bringing you information about local races. Here are some articles you might be interested in reading. 

 Candidates have qualified to run for office in their respective political party's general primary election July 31, and the winners will vie for the respective offices during the Nov. 6 General Election. 

TSPLOST: The proposed transportation sales tax referendum has gotten people talking. If passed, the 2012 TSPLOST bill is expected to generate more than $18 billion statewide over a 10-year period from a one cent sales tax for the purpose of tackling a laundry list of transportation projects, including intersection and road improvements right here in Barrow County. Find out what people are saying and give us your "two cents." 

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Political opinion: Barrow Patch columnist is often discussing politics in his columns leading up to elections. Check out these recent posts:

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Sharpie November 05, 2012 at 08:38 AM
Make a special note to remember to watch the Free and Equal Election Debate between third party candidates for the Presidency, Gov. Gary Johnson (Libertarian) and Dr. Jill Stein (Green) to be aired tonight on Monday evening, Nov. 5th from 9:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern Time. Perform a worthwhile civic duty, and be certain to listen in on this historic debate so that you can make an informed decision on voting day. Third party candidates who will be on the ballot in most states deserve to be heard. http://freeandequal.org/?v=1

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