Polls have closed in Chattooga County and candidates and supporters are gathering at the Chattooga County Courhouse.  As is tradition in Chattooga County, West Washington street is closed to thru traffic for the duration of the vote tabulation in the area close to the Chattooga County Courthouse.

AM 1180 Chattooga Radio News spoke with Judge Jon Payne minutes ago, who said that everything was going smoothly.  Payne said that there were 226 absentee ballots and a total of 600-700 voters total in early voting.

Stay tuned to AM 1180 Chattooga County Radio for election updates.