Last day to vote in advance; when and when to vote in NW Georgia. Precincts open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Last day to vote in advance; when and when to vote in NW Georgia. Precincts open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.


 

FLOYD COUNTY: Advanced In-Person Early Voting for the Jan. 5 Runoff Election will be held at:
  • The Floyd County Administration Building, 12 E. Fourth Ave., in the Community Room, Suite 206. Thursday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Garden Lakes Baptist Church,  Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Advance voting will be closed Friday, Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day). Voters are encouraged to wear masks and practice social distancing. For more: Floyd County Elections & Registration office at 706.291.5167.

BARTOW COUNTY: Advance Voting at the Main Office (1300 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy 30120) and the Cartersville Civic Center (435 W Main St 30120).

  • Thursday, both locations, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Closed Jan. 1.
POLK COUNTY: Advance in-person early voting until 5 p.m. Thursday. Both Cedartown and Rockmart locations.
GORDON COUNTY: A person may cast their ballot early/advance in person at the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office at 215 N. Wall St. in Calhoun, now through Thursday. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The office will be closed Friday.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS
Additional drop boxes now in use in Floyd County:
  • Three new ones are at: Anthony Center (Garden Lakes), Thornton Center (North Floyd Park in Armuchee) and Gilbreath Center (Lindale).
  • The two original drop boxes are outside the library (dropoff area) and outside the main entrance to the elections office on First Street in downtown Rome.
  • All drop boxes are monitored by video cameras 24 hours a day.
  • Can I vote by absentee ballot? Yes if you’ve requested one. Some people checked the box at the bottom of their last ballot request, seeking absentee ballots for the rest of this “election cycle.” The Jan. 5 runoff is part of the general election cycle. If you did, you should be receiving an absentee ballot in coming days. So far, more than 762,000 absentee ballots have been requested. What to do:
  • Click the state’s MVP voter page (click here).
  • Enter the basic details: First initial, last name, county of residence and date of birth
  • You’ll see four information boxes pop up on the left side of the screen. Go to the box in the bottom left corner and hit:  Click here for Absentee Ballot/Early Voting status
  • It will show your requests.
  • Or you can vote at your precinct on Jan. 5 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Gordon County begins processing absentee ballots.

“The Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration hereby provides public notice of the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration intent to begin processing absentee ballots prior to the close of the polls on January 5, 2021. Pursuant to State Election Board Rule 183-1-14-0.9-.15, the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration shall open absentee ballots and begin scanning absentee ballots on the following dates as needed:

• Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
• Jan. 4, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
• Jan. 5, from 4 p.m. until complete.

“Scanning will be held in the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office at 101 S. Piedmont St., Calhoun. This processing will not include any tallying or tabulation of results; only the opening of envelopes, ballot scanning and adjudication.”


Key dates for Jan. 5 runoff:
  • Dec. 31: Advance voting ends.
  • Jan. 5: Runoff election day. Precincts open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

 

 

 

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