Sandy Springs voters head to the polls May 20 to nominate candidates in Republican and Democratic primaries and to choose a school board member.

In recent redistricting, a number of new election districts were drawn that change which elected officials Sandy Springs voters will choose. Sandy Springs has been divided among three Fulton County Commission districts and lines for Georgia House districts were redrawn.

If you aren’t sure which district you should vote in, go to That website also will tell you where you vote and can provide you with a printable sample ballot.

In races for seats on the Fulton County Commission, Sandy Springs residents, depending on where they live, now vote in either District 1, 2 or 3.

Incumbent Liz Hausmann is unopposed in District 1. In District 2, Bob Ellis meets Eric B. Broadwell in the Republican Primary. In District 3, Bernard “Bernie” Tokarz, Lee Morris, Cory Ruth and Alexander Palacios are competing in the Republican Primary.

In the race for the District 7 seat on the Fulton County school board, incumbent Julia C. Bernath faces Kathleen A. Wittschen.

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