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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Pathetic turnout is simply pathetic


August 27, 2020

To say voter turnout Tuesday in Atmore, Brewton and Flomaton was pathetic is an understatement. Atmore and Flomaton came in at about 34 percent and Brewton dipped to around 26 percent with a whopping 14.4 percent turning out in Brewton's council District 5 that showed incumbent Cheryl Barton defeating Richard Royce 81-30.

I scratch my head after every election wondering why people don't vote. I scratch my head more when people don't vote in municipal elections. These are the people who decide how much we pay for water, how much we pay for sewer and in some instances decide how much we pay f...

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