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Saturday May 15th, 2021 7:53PM

Hall Co. elections office joins 'vote early' campaign

By Staff
Voters across Georgia are being challenged to vote early and show off their "I'm A Georgia Voter" stickers as part of the #PostThePeach Challenge, kicking off during a press conference on Friday in downtown Atlanta. <br /> <br /> The #PostThePeach Challenge, initiated by a coalition of county election officials (including those in Hall County), civic organizations and individual voters, asks voters across Georgia to cast their ballots during early voting for the November 4 general election.<br /> <br /> After casting their ballots, voters are being asked to post photos of themselves wearing their state-issued "I am Georgia Voter" peach sticker and to challenge others to #PostThePeach on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. <br /> <br /> Voters and organizations throughout Georgia are invited to participate in the nonpartisan #PostThePeach Challenge to engage voters and encourage participation in early voting. Current partners include:<br /> <br /> · Registration & Elections officials from Carroll County, DeKalb County, Fulton County, Hall County and others<br /> · Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials<br /> · Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda<br /> · League of Women Voters of Georgia<br /> · Pro Georgia<br /> <br /> Early voting across Georgia begins on Monday. <br /> <br /> To find polling locations and the early voting hours and locations in each Georgia county, log on to the Georgia My Voter Page at http://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/.
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