July 21, 2016
You can still vote in early voting today and tomorrow downstairs in the Jasper County Courthouse. Election day, and your final chance to vote, is July 26th. There are only two names on the ballot –Tim Lam and Angie Steele- for the Chief Magistrate position. Even if you did not vote in the primary, you can vote in this run-off if you were a registered voter.
There has been controversy over a perceived conflict of interest with Angie Steele and her husband, Sheriff Captain Mike Steele and his role over the deputies. Mrs. Steele repeatedly put ads in the paper and posted on Facebook that the JQC (Judicial Qualifications Commission) had told her there was no conflict; however, her recent post on Facebook indicates that might not be the case.
Be informed, and then vote! Don’t miss your chance to vote and make a difference.