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Early voting begins today, Hall County outlines plans

By Tara Brolley Anchor/Reporter
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Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 12 for the state of Georgia, and Hall County has outlined plans to make sure voters are able to cast their ballots safely, quickly and accurately. 

Hall County Elections officials will adhere to social distancing guidelines. One way that they plan to do so is by offering eight voting sites across the county rather than one offered in previous years.

"We will still be sanitizing the equipment behind every voter," said Lori Wurtz, Hall County Elections Director. "We will still have all the same precautions in place as we did in the General Primary due to COVID-19. I want the voters to feel secure when they come in."

In addition to the eight early voting precincts, voters who elect to cast an absentee ballot have a new absentee ballot drop box in the South Hall area, which was added because of the high population in the area.

There will also be an absentee drop box outside of the Hall County Government Center. Both drop boxes are locked, well-lit, and under 24-hour video surveillance.

Polling locations and dates for counties in the AccessWDUN coverage area are listed below:

Banks County

Starts Oct. 13, ends Oct. 30.

1 location:

Banks County Election Office
226 Candler Street
Homer, GA 30501

Barrow County

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30.

1 location:

Barrow County Elections Office
233 E. Broad St.
Winder, GA 30680

Dawson County

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30.

1 location:

Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office
96 Academy Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Forsyth County

11 locations (varying dates and hours):

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30:

Elections Office
1201 Sawnee Dr.
Cumming, GA 30040

Hampton Park Library
5345 Settingdown Rd.
Cumming, GA 30041

Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Operations Center
1605 Canton Hwy.
Cumming, GA 30040

Sharon Springs Park Community Building
1950 Sharon Rd.
Cumming, GA 30041

Midway Park Community Building
5100 Post Rd.
Cumming, GA 30040

Cumming Recreation & Parks Multi-Purpose Room
437 Pilgrim Mill Rd.
Cumming, GA 30040

Coal Mountain Park Community Building
3560 Settingdown Rd.
Cumming, GA 30041

Starts Oct. 17, ends Oct. 30:

Olde Atlanta Clubhouse
5745 Olde Atlanta Pkwy.
Suwanee, GA 30024

Sharon Forks Library
2820 Old Atlanta Rd.
Cumming, GA 30041

Windermere Lodge
4444 Front Nine Dr. 
Cumming, GA 30041

Starts Oct. 24, ends Oct. 30:

Sexton Hall Enrichment Center
2115 Chloe Rd.
Cumming, GA 30041

Gwinnett County

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30.

9 locations:

Gwinnett Voter Registrations & Elections Office
455 Grayson Highway, Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Bogan Park Community Recreation Center
2723 North Bogan Rd.
Buford, GA 30518

Lenora Park Activity Room
4515 Lenora Church Rd.
Snellville, GA 30078

Dacula Park Activity Building
2735 Old Auburn Rd.
Dacula, GA 30019

Lucky Shoals Park Recreation Center
4651 Britt Rd.
Norcross, GA 30093

George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center
55 Buford Hwy.
Suwanee, GA 30024

Gwinnett County Fairgrounds
2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Mountain Park Activity Building
1063 Rockbridge Rd.
Stone Mountain, GA 30087

Shorty Howell Park Recreation Center
2750 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Duluth, GA 30096

Habersham County

2 early voting locations:

Starts Oct. 13, ends Oct. 30 .

Habersham North Precinct: Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center
120 Paul Franklin Rd.
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Oct. 24, then starts Oct. 26, ends Oct. 30.

Habersham South Precinct: First Baptist Church of Cornelia
325 Oak Street (banquet hall/gym)
Cornelia, GA 30531

Hall County

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30:

8 locations:

Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center Activity Hall
1855 Calvary Church Rd.
Gainesville, GA 30507

City of Gainesville Downtown Building (old Turner Wood and Smith building)
100 Brenau Ave.
Gainesville, GA 30501

East Hall Community Center
3911 P. Davidson Rd.
Gainesville, GA 30507

Mulberry Creek Community Center
4491 J.M. Turk Rd.
Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Mundy Mill Precinct 
4335 Mundy Mill Road
Oakwood, GA 30566 

Murrayville Library
4796 Thompson Bridge Rd.
Gainesville, GA 30506

North Hall Community Center
4175 Nopone Rd.
Gainesville, GA 30506

Spout Springs Library
6488 Spout Springs Rd.
Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Jackson County

3 locations (varying dates and hours):

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30:

Election Office 
441 Gordon St.
Jefferson, GA 30549

Starts Oct. 26, ends Oct. 30:

Police & Muni Building 
5040 Hwy 53 
Braselton, GA 30517

Commerce Park & Rec 
208 Carson St. 
Commerce, GA 30529

 

Lumpkin County

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30.

1 location:

Elections and Voter Registration Office
56 Short St.
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Rabun County

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30

1 location:

Rabun County Board of Elections & Registration
18 Old Raco High Dr, Suite 105
Clayton, GA 30525

Stephens County

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30

1 location:

Stephen's County Government Building
12 West Tugalo St.
Toccoa, GA 30577


White County

Starts Oct. 12, ends Oct. 30.

1 location:

Allen Mauney Building
1241 Helen Hwy.
Ste 2010-A
Cleveland, GA 30528

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