Despite the big focus on the governor’s race and several hotly contested congressional races, metro counties also will fill important seats Tuesday. Here’s just a sampling with more at this link:
Gwinnett: Voters will fill District 2 and District 4 county commission seats; Lawrenceville will fill 3 city council seats; and Norcross voters will decide whether to extend the terms of the mayor and council.
Fulton: Two county commission members, including the chairman, face challengers; there are council seats open in Alpharetta and Johns Creek.
Cobb: Two court seats will be decided, including the one held by Superior Court Judge Jim Bodiford, who is seeking a fifth term; two seats on the school board also will be decided.
DeKalb: The county is choosing a district attorney and will fill several seats on its school board.