Georgia Primary voter's guide - Camden/Charlton county races

Local candidates, ballot questions on the May 22 primary ballot

In addition to contested races for statewide offices, some Camden County and Charlton County voters will be voting in the Democratic primary for Congressional District 1, a Republican primary for Georgia House 178 and the following county race:

Camden Board of Education – District 4 -- nonpartisan

  • HERB ROWLAND (incumbent) -  Retired in St. Marys
  • JONATHON BLOUNT - Self-employed in St. Marys

Camden Educational Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax

Shall a special one percent sales and use tax for educational purposes be imposed in Camden County for a period not to exceed 20 calendar quarters and for the purpose of raising not more than $39,000,000 of net proceeds by said tax, which shall go to the School District for the purpose of (i) the addition, renovation, repair, remediation and improvement of existing school buildings and other School District facilities, including, but not limited to, roofing, paving, and HVAC, (ii) the acquisition, construction, equipping and furnishing of new school buildings and facilities, (iii) the acquisition and installation of technology and safety equipment, including but not limited to, computer hardware and software, classroom displays and projectors, and security equipment, (iv) the acquisition of school equipment and furnishings, (v) the acquisition and purchase of school buses and other transportation or maintenance vehicles, (vi) the acquisition of textbooks and band instruments, (vii) the acquisition and installation of landscaping, including plants, irrigation, fencing and paving, (viii) the acquisition of land, and (ix) the acquisition and purchase of any property necessary and desirable therefore, both real and personal, the maximum amount of the projects to be paid with sales and use tax proceeds will be $39,000,000.

Charlton Board of Education - District 1 – Democrat

  • DEBORAH MILTON - Retired in Folkston
  • LUCILLE HANNANS - Retired in Folkson

Southern Georgia District TSPLOST

Shall Brantley, Charlton, Clinch, Pierce and Ware counties' transportation system and the transportation network in this region and the state be improved by providing for a 1 percent special district transportation sales and use tax for the purpose of transportation projects and programs for a period of 10 years?