PHOTOS: Athens Goes To The Polls

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A voter gets a, "I'm a Georgia voter," sticker after casting a ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A local casts his ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals get ready to cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals get ready to cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Poll officials Barbara Sims, left, and Cynthia Tuner help get a local man ready to cast his ballot at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals cast their ballots at the Athens Transit Multi-Modal Center in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals get ready to cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals get ready to cast their ballots at the Athens Transit Multi-Modal Center in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals cast their ballots at Thomas N. Lay Park in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals cast their ballots at Thomas N. Lay Park in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Voters get a, "I'm a Georgia voter," sticker after casting a ballots at in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A voter cast his ballot at Thomas N. Lay Park in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals get ready to cast their ballots at Thomas N. Lay Park in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Locals cast their ballots at Thomas N. Lay Park in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, November. 7, 2017. Voters cast their ballots for candidates both open seats (District 117 and District 119) in the Georgia House of Representatives, and whether to impose a countywide transportation sales tax in Athens-Clarke County, and city council elections in Oconee CountyÕs Watkinsville and in Clarke CountyÕs Winterville. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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