MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Mayoral candidates for the new Macon-Bibb consolidated government spent election day morning casting their own ballots for the runoff.
Macon Mayor Robert Reichert voted at the Northminster Presbyterian Church. He wouldn't tell 41NBC who he voted for, but he did say he voted for a sense of community. He adds it is important for everyone to get out and vote during this historic election.
"I hope everybody will take this opportunity to turn out and vote today," Reichert said. "The future of Macon-Bibb County starts today, October 15th."
Mayoral Candidate C. Jack Ellis also spent part of his morning on election day casting his ballot at Progressive Christian Academy. He told 41NBC he feels great going into the runoffs. He adds he'll be working until the very last minute to get people out to vote.
"We are moving, we are in the streets, we're knocking on every door that we possibly can, we're encouraging people to go vote," Ellis said.
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