Monday July 22nd, 2024 2:11PM

Early voting underway in Presidential Primary, Oakwood Special Election

By Austin Eller News Director

The early voting period kicked off Monday morning at precincts across Northeast Georgia for the March 12 Presidential Primary. Additionally, voters in Oakwood can vote early in a race to fill the currently vacant Post 4 City Council seat.

Early voting will run for three weeks, with times varying based on the county. Voters will choose their presidential candidate for their respective parties.

City of Oakwood voters will also vote to fill the Post 4 City Council seat, which was left vacant after the Sept. 2023 passing of late Councilman Dwight Wood. Voters will have the option of voting for Rhonda Wood or Volley Collins in that race.

Hall County will hold early voting at seven locations on weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. from Monday until March 1. Extended hours will also be provided March 4 - 8 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.  Saturday voting will be held Feb. 24 and March 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In nearby Forsyth County, voting will take place from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on weekdays through March 8. Saturday voting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 24 and March 2. Additionally, early voting will take place Feb. 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Information on early voting in other area counties can be accessed by calling their respective election offices.

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