St. George petition lacks signatures to make November ballot, organizer says _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- John Kovalcik, right, and other City of St. George proponents use a map and a voters registration list to organize a door-to-door petition drive in this July file photo. The group said it has enough signatures today to put the proposal to create their own city to a vote of the people. ORG XMIT: BAT1407221931211979

The process of validating thousands of St. George petition signaures began Wednesday, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters.

How long will the process take? And when can the public vote on the measure?

Check out more details on our city hall blog.