May 29, 2013 7:08 PM

It’s hurry up and wait on Macon-Bibb election format

ATLANTA -- A three-page letter from the Justice Department that has thrown elections for Macon-Bibb’s new merged government into turmoil hinges on one basic question. Federal attorneys want to know why nonpartisan summer elections should supplant a November vote with party labels, as voters approved countywide in 2012.

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