Today, November 23, and tomorrow, November 24, are the last two chances to early vote in the Marietta Ward 5 city council election which will be held on November 30.
Note that Wednesday, November 24 the hours will be shortened to 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. instead of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Incumbent Marietta Councilman Reginald Copeland failed to win a majority in a three-way race in the November 2 election. Challenger M. Carlyle Kent, who received the most votes among the three candidates, will face Copeland in the runoff.
Advanced voting will be held at Cobb County Election & Registration Main Office, 736 Whitlock Ave NW, Marietta, GA 30064.
About the City of Marietta
The City of Marietta is the county seat of Cobb County. The latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau puts the population of the city at 60,867 which makes it the largest city in Cobb County by population.
However, the city is in a neck-and-neck race with fast-growing Smyrna, whose population was 56,666 at the last estimate.
Here are a few fast facts from the Census Bureau
Marietta city, Georgia
2019 Population Estimates 60,867
Median Household Income $ 57,452
Persons in poverty, percent 14.0 %
Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 87.7 %
Persons without health insurance, percent 18.1 %
Median Housing Value $ 287,600
Total Housing Units 26,878
Number of Firms 10,501
Male Median Income $ 36,894
Female Median Income $ 29,239
Percent of households with a broadband Internet subscription 84.9 %