THOMASVILLE — Residents in Thomasville and Cairo will head to the polls Tuesday to determine the fate of two runoff elections.
In Thomasville, voters will have the opportunity to chose between Nate Tyler and Wanda Warren to succeed incumbent Terry Scott in city council District 1, Post 1. Scott did not quality for the runoff.
District 1 voters will be able to vote on election day at their home precincts between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. The participating precincts will be Harper Elementary School, Douglass School, the Thomasville Community Resource Center and Remington ESC. Voters can locate their precincts on the county website under "My Voter Page."
More than 200 voters already participated in the election through early voting or absentee ballots, according to Thomas County Elections' Supervisor Frank Scoggins.
In Cairo, voters will have a runoff election of their own in District 1. Incumbent Lannis Thornton and challenger Ann Williams will face off for a four-year term on the city council. A third candidate, Alicia Byrden-Gurley, did not qualify for the runoff.
District 1 voters can cast their ballots at the Grady County Agri-Center between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
A city official said 196 voters participated in the early voting period.