CITY OF SANDERSVILLE
NOTICE OF ELECTION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on November 8, 2016, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 21-2-540, a special election will be held between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in conjunction with state wide and national general elections at the regular polling place in Washington County where voters of the City of Sandersville cast ballots, at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Sandersville for their determination of whether the City may authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises within the limits of the City on Sundays from 12:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. in any licensed establishment which derives at least 50 percent of its total annual gross sales from the sale of prepared meals or food in all of the combined retail outlets of the individual establishment where food is served and in any licensed establishment which derives at least 50 percent of its total annual gross income from the rental of rooms for overnight lodging.
The ballot to be used at said election shall have printed thereon the following:
[ ] YES Shall the governing authority of the City of Sandersville be authorized to permit and regulate Sunday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beverages for beverage purposes by the drink?
[ ] NO
The several places for holding said election shall be at those regular and established polling locations of Washington County where voters of the City of Sandersville will also cast ballots in the state wide and national general election. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the election. The last day to register to vote in this election shall be on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Those residents of the City qualified to vote at said election shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia.
All persons desiring to vote for approval of Sunday sales shall vote “Yes,” and those persons desiring to vote for rejection of such Sunday sales shall vote “No.” If more than one-half of the votes cast on the question are for approval of Sunday sales, the governing authority may by appropriate resolution or ordinance permit and regulate Sunday sales by licensees. Otherwise, such Sunday sales shall not be permitted. This notice is given pursuant to an issuance of the call for the election by the Washington County Board of Elections and Registration.
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