Three Gwinnett cities are deciding council elections in a runoff, and early voting is underway.
Norcross, Snellville and Braselton all had council races in which no candidate received more than 50% of the vote on Nov. 5, triggering a runoff.
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Only two votes separated the candidates Tyler Hannel and Bruce Gaynor in the race for an at-large seat in Norcross — Hannel received 36.65% of the vote and Gaynor received 36.47%. In Snellville’s Post 2, Solange Destang received 47.56% of the vote and Brittany Marmol received 41.61%. Braselton’s Town Council District 1 will see a runoff between incumbent Councilwoman Becky Richardson, who received 44.56% of the vote, and challenger Richard Mayberry, who received 30.05%.
In Norcross, early voting will be held Nov. 25 to Nov. 27. City residents can vote from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the community room on the second floor of Norcross City Hall. Those who choose to vote the day of the Dec. 3 runoff will cast their vote from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the same location.
Snellville’s early voting began Nov. 21 and will continue through Nov. 27, with no voting on the weekend. Residents can cast ballots at Snellville City Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On the day of the runoff, votes will be cast at city hall from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Braselton residents can vote from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27 in the community room at the Police and Municipal Court Building from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the day of the runoff, votes can be cast at the same location from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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