For local council candidates, Nov. 5 is final voter decision day

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Peachtree City Post 1 candidates (L-R) Oobi Childs, Morgan Hallmon and Phil Prebor. Photos/Submitted.
Peachtree City Post 1 candidates (L-R) Oobi Childs, Morgan Hallmon and Phil Prebor. Photos/Submitted.

With Election Day next Tuesday, voters in Tyrone, Peachtree City and Fayetteville will have plenty of candidates to choose from in the Nov. 5 election, with the council seats in each municipality featuring contested elections.

Voters in the races for two council seats in the Peachtree City will see multiple candidates on the ballot.

In the Post 1 race, the contest will feature incumbent Phil Prebor, Morgan Hallmon (retired) and Oobie Childs (home stager and Realtor).

The Post 2 race will include incumbent Mike King, Steven Newton (attorney) and Darryl Csicsila.

Peachtree City Post 2 candidates (L-R) Darryl Csicsila, Mike King and Steven Newton. Photos/Submitted.
Peachtree City Post 2 candidates (L-R) Darryl Csicsila, Mike King and Steven Newton. Photos/Submitted.

A runoff election will be required in Peachtree City unless one candidate for each seat gets 50 percent plus one.

In Fayetteville, the two council seats up for election will also see contested elections.

The Post 1 race, incumbent Harlan Shirley will face Darryl Langford (retired military) and Philip Onyedumekwu (cab driver), though he did not attend the recent candidate forum and has not responded to information requests by The Citizen.

Post 1 candidates Harlan Shirley (L) and Darryl Langford. Photos/Submitted.
Post 1 candidates Harlan Shirley (L) and Darryl Langford. Photos/Submitted.

In the Post 2 race, incumbent Kathaleen Brewer will face Oyin Mitchell (business owner), Kevin Pratt, II (sales manager) and Joe Clark (airline industry and city planning commissioner).

A runoff election will be required in Fayetteville unless one candidate for a seat gets 50 percent of the vote plus one.

Fayetteville post 2 candidates: (clockwise from top left) Kathaleen Brewer, Joe Clark, Kevin Pratt and Oyin Mitchell. Photos/Submitted.
Fayetteville post 2 candidates: (clockwise from top left) Kathaleen Brewer, Joe Clark, Kevin Pratt and Oyin Mitchell. Photos/Submitted.

Voters in Tyrone will also see multiple candidates on the ballot.

The Post 1 race will have David Barlow (transportation driver) facing incumbent Linda Howard.

The Post 2 race will feature three candidates. Those include Billy Campbell (retired), Michael Edwards (pastor) and Melissa Hill (real estate and film coordinator). Councilman Ryan Housley did not run for re-election.

Tyrone Council Post 1 candidates (L-R) David Barlow and Linda Howard. Photos/Submitted.
Tyrone Council Post 1 candidates (L-R) David Barlow and Linda Howard. Photos/Submitted.

There is no runoff election in Tyrone, with the simple majority winner taking the seat.

Races that require a runoff will have that election on Dec. 3.

 

Tyrone Post 2 candidates (L-R) Billy Campbell, Michael Edwards and Melissa Hill. Photos/Submitted.
Tyrone Post 2 candidates (L-R) Billy Campbell, Michael Edwards and Melissa Hill. Photos/Submitted.

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