to change the balance of power intheir local government. Six people are running for three "at large" seats on cit council.All are registered as "independent," b each one has partyendorsements. Joan Foster, Treney Tweedy, and Randy Nelson are backed by Democrats, while Rhonnie Smith, Keith Anderson and H. Cary are supported by Republicans.Liberty University's College Republican club is urging students to vote for Republican-backedcandidates. The organization says Lynchburg's meals tax is too high and they believe theconservative candidates will lower the rate. Montgomery Pace/CollegeRepublicans Chairwoman: "A loof students argue, because they're fromanother state or theygo in the summer, that they should votethere. In reality most of the decisions that the Lynchburg CityCouncil makes effect us." Conservatives arecurrently in the minority on council, but a win by Cary, Smith, and Anderson would give them a majority. Polls will be open from 6 in the morninguntil 7 tomorrow night. The Greater Lynchburg Transit Company is offering free rides to voting sites.