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Fulton County Board of Commissioners Swearing-In Ceremony

Fulton County Board of Commissioners Swearing-In Ceremony

Atlanta, GA--  The Fulton County Board of Commissioners took their oath of office this morning at a ceremony that was open to the public at the Fulton County Government Center's Assembly Hall.

Fulton County is governed by a 7-member Board of Commissioners. Five commissioners are elected by geographic district and two are elected countywide, including the chair.

The board consists of:

John H. Eaves, Chairman, District 1 (at-large)

Robert L. “Robb” Pitts, District 2 (at-large)

Liz Hausmann, District 3

Tom Lowe, District 4

Emma I. Darnell, District 5

Joan P. Garner, District 6

William “Bill” Edwards, District 7

Councilman Ambrose Clay Appointed to an Airport Advisory Board

Councilman Ambrose Clay Appointed to an Airport Advisory Board

College Park, GA--  Colleg Park Councilman Clay was selected as a member of the advisory board of PARTNER, the Partnership for AirTransportation Noise and Emissions Reduction.

PARTNER is funded by the FAA and serves as an academic, industry, and government collaborative that researches solutions for existing and anticipated aviation-related noise and emissions problems.

Clay says, "I plan to contribute to influencing the direction of that research, so as to improve the quality of life for those of us who live close to airports, while maintaining the viability of aviation as an engine of economic growth."

Fulton County Runoff Elections on Nov. 30th. Early Voting Ends 11/24

Atlanta, GA--  The Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections will hold a runoff election in four political races on Tuesday, November 30, 2010. Fulton County voters will be asked to select a candidate for Fulton County Superior Court Judge, State Supreme Court Justice and State Court of Appeals Judge. In addition, voters in Johns Creek will be asked to vote in a runoff election for City Council Post 5.

Advance voting for the runoff election will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Fulton County Announces Family Voting Day Dates . This Saturday and Next!

Atlanta, GA--  Make voting a family affair! The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections invites voters to participate in its Family Voting Days – Saturday, October 16 and Saturday October 23, 2010. The event provides voters an opportunity to cast their ballots prior to Election Day and on a day that may be more convenient for their schedules.

Family Voting Days also provides an opportunity for children to learn more about the voting process. Children who accompany their parents to the polls on Family Voting Day will be given an opportunity to cast a ballot in a mock election for their favorite cartoon character.

On October 16, 2010, Family Voting Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.