AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Helen Blocker-Adams has officially withdrawn her name as a candidate for mayor, Richmond County election officials said.
Although her name will still appear on the ballots Tuesday, any votes cast for Blocker-Adams will be considered null and will not be counted, said Lynn Bailey, executive director of elections for Richmond County.
Votes cast for Blocker-Adams during advance voting or by mail will not be counted either, Bailey said. Re-votes are not allowed.
Notices will be placed in each precinct on election day to inform voters of Blocker-Adams' withdrawal.