House District 127 runoff is today

House District 127 runoff is today

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Voters are heading to the polls today to elect a candidate in the Georgia House District 127 runoff between Brian Prince and Diane Evans.

Prince, who is retired from the military, and Evans, a retired educator, were the top two finishers in the Nov. 5 special election.

Prince won about 44 percent of the vote, while Evans won about 29 percent. The third candidate, Dianne Murphy, won about 25 percent. None of the candidates won the required 50 percent to win.

The winner of the runoff will fill the seat left vacant after the passing of Rep. Quincy Murphy, D-Augusta.

Voters need to provide one of the six acceptable forms of ID to vote.

All polling places in House District 127, which covers parts of Richmond and Jefferson counties, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today.

If you're a Richmond County resident, click here to find your polling place. If you're a Jefferson County resident, call the Board of Elections at 478-625-8357 to find your polling place.

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