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Vote purple today!

Put your purple checkmark by the purple person today! Please vote for Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes County Commission District 5 in the Special Election today.

And don’t forget to vote for School Board and judges: those are all decided today, too. Plus it’s Primary Day for all the other races.


Vote Today for Gretchen

Today is Election Day for Lowndes County Commission District 5. Remember, it’s not November: this is a Special Election, to be decided today, the winner to take office immediately upon certification of the results. Don’t forget to vote, and please call your friends and neighbors and ask them to get out and vote for Gretchen today!

You can find your polling place in My Voter Page by the Georgia Secretary of State.


I pledge to vote tomorrow, Tuesday May 20th

Just a reminder — The election that I am in will be decided tomorrow May 20th. It is not a primary. It is a special election. Please vote tomorrow at your local precinct.

Thank you to those who have early voted.


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Find your polling place for Election Day Tuesday

Where can you vote on Tuesday May 20th, which is Election Day for the Special Election for Lowndes County Commission District 5? You can find your polling place in My Voter Page by the Georgia Secretary of State. Or you can zoom and pan on the VALOR GIS Election Boundary Map.

Remember, it’s not November: Tuesday May 20th is the election for this Special Election, unless there’s a runoff. Please vote for Gretchen Tuesday. If enough supporters turn out and vote, she can win outright Tuesday.

600x546 Precinct Boundaries, in Precincts, by John S. Quarterman, for GretchenforLowndes.com, 18 May 2014

PS: And remember to vote for the Lowndes County Board of Education, for the elections for judges, and for the primaries for the Georgia statehouse and U.S. Congress.

Buried treasure at Valdosta Farm Days this morning

Come see Gretchen and the buried treasure from paradise: potatoes dug up yesterday at Okra Paradise Farms, available this morning at Downtown Valdosta Farm Days, 9AM to 1PM, at the historic Lowndes County Courthouse. And don’t forget to vote Tuesday for Gretchen for Lowndes County Commission District 5. May 20th is the last day for this Special Election. You can find your polling place online at My Voter Page by GA Sec. State. If we all vote, she will win.

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Video: Gretchen on Chris Beckham radio show, April 29th

“People would have a lot more confidence in the government if they understood it and they could see it happen,” said Gretchen Quarterman yesterday morning on drive-time radio. She used Monday night’s Brookhaven apartment building rezoning public hearing in Lake Park to illustrate: local landowners have property rights and there was a lack of communication between the developers of a proposed apartment building, the Lake Park city government, and the neighbors.

She also talked about jobs, including in local agriculture. For example, she ran the 2014 South Georgia Growing Local Conference. Money spent on local agriculture supports the local economy, not companies far away.

She talked about stewardship of resources, including preserving local property and environment from the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline. She advocated Continue reading

Find your polling place and ballot on My Voter Page by GA Secretary of State

Where do you vote? Are you registered? What’s on your ballot for the Special Election and Primary Election May 20, 2014? All these questions are answered online at My Voter Page (MVP) by the Georgia Secretary of State.

Three sample ballots are available: nonpartisan, Democratic, and Republican. All three of them contain this one (if you’re in District 5):

Special Election

For County Commissioner District 5

(To fill the Unexpired Term of John Page, Resigned)
(Vote for One)

Please vote for Gretchen Quarterman.

All three ballots also include the election for school board, which is very important: the school board gets more of your tax dollars than anything else in the county, and educates your or your neighbor’s children.

And on all three ballots are elections for Continue reading