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Polls Open May 22 for General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections

Polls Open May 22 for General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 for the General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections. Voters must go to their designated polling place to vote on Election Day. Please verify your Election Day precinct at www.forsythco.com prior to heading out to vote. For all in-person voting, remember to bring one of the six acceptable forms of photo identification. Please note there is no voting of any kind the Monday prior to any election.  Schools No Longer Serve as Election Day Polling Places If you previously voted at a school, visit www.forsythco.com or ...

Advance Voting for May 22 General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections Starts Monday, April 30

Advance Voting for May 22 General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections Starts Monday, April 30
Advance voting for the May 22 General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections will be offered weekdays for three weeks, April 30 to May 18, and Saturday, May 12. Registered voters can take advantage of advance voting for the May 22 election:   Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office (NEW LOCATION: 1201 Sawnee Drive) -          Monday through Friday, April 30 to May 18, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. -          Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Advance voting will also be available at the following three locations during the times provided below:   Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Road) Midway Park Community Building (5100 Post Road) Sharon Springs Park Community Building (1950 Sharon Road) -          Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. ...

Voter Registration Deadline for May 22 Primary and Elections is April 24

Voter Registration Deadline for May 22 Primary and Elections is April 24
Forsyth County residents wishing to register to vote for the May 22 General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections or change their name and/or address on the voter registration list must do so no later than Tuesday, April 24.  A Voter Registration Application must be completely filled out and either USPS postmarked or otherwise delivered to the Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Drive) no later than the close of business at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 to meet the deadline. Changes can also be made online. If submitting an application using the online voter ...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held For New Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held For New Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office
The newly constructed Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections facility located at 1201 Sawnee Drive in Cumming - adjacent to the Tax Commissioner’s Office and Magistrate Court - was dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 26. The office was previously located in the County Administration Building with a storage facility at another location. The new facility enables the department to consolidate their two locations for improved efficiency. With the move, Advance/Early Voting will no longer take place in the County Administration Building or Cumming City Hall. All downtown Advance/Early Voting will now take place at the new Forsyth ...

Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office Moves to New Location

Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office Moves to New Location
The Forsyth County Voter Registration & Elections Office has moved into their new facility at 1201 Sawnee Drive in Cumming. The new facility is located near the intersection of Sawnee Drive and Tribble Gap Road, adjacent to the Forsyth County Tax Commissioner’s Office and Magistrate Court.   The office was previously located in the Forsyth County Administration Building with a storage facility at another location. The new facility enables the department to consolidate their two locations for improved efficiency.   The Voter Registration & Elections Office can be reached by telephone at (770) 781-2118, ext. 9 or by email at voter@forsythco.com.

Reminder: Two elections will be held Tuesday, November 7 in Forsyth County

Reminder: Two elections will be held Tuesday, November 7 in Forsyth County
Elections for the City of Cumming’s Municipal General Election and a Special Election to fill the vacancy in Georgia House District 26 will be held Tuesday, November 7. Voters who reside in the City of Cumming are eligible to vote in the city’s Municipal General Election, and voters who reside in Georgia House District 26 are eligible to vote in the Special Election.   Election Day Reminders Registered voters must go to their designated Election Day polling place to vote. Verify your polling place at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. All ...

Advance Voting for Georgia House District 26 Available this Saturday

Advance Voting for Georgia House District 26 Available this Saturday
Advance Voting for the November 7 Special Election to fill the vacancy in Georgia House District 26 will be available this Saturday, October 28 at two locations. Only voters who reside in Georgia House District 26 are eligible to vote in the election.   Eligible voters can cast their ballot this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at: Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 E. Main Street, Cumming, GA 30040 Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road, Cumming, Georgia 30041 ...

Advance Voting Underway for November 7 House District 26 Special Election and City of Cumming General Election

Advance Voting Underway for November 7 House District 26 Special Election and City of Cumming General Election
Two elections will be held in Forsyth County on November 7 – a Special Election to fill the vacancy in Georgia House District 26 and the City of Cumming’s Municipal General Election. Only voters who reside in the City of Cumming are eligible to vote in the city’s Municipal General Election. Only voters who reside in Georgia House District 26 are eligible to vote in the Special Election. In Forsyth County, Georgia House District 26 encompasses: All of the Browns Bridge precinct ...

Register to Vote by October 10 for the House District 26 Special Election and the City of Cumming General Election

Register to Vote by October 10 for the House District 26 Special Election and the City of Cumming General Election
The voter registration deadline for the November 7 Special Election to fill the vacancy in Georgia House District 26 and the City of Cumming’s Municipal General Election is Tuesday, October 10.  Only voters who reside in the City of Cumming are eligible to vote in the city’s Municipal General Election. Only voters who reside in Georgia House District 26 are eligible to vote in the Special Election. In Forsyth County, Georgia House District 26 encompasses: All of the Browns Bridge precinct All of ...

Special Election to Fill Forsyth County District 2 Commission Post to be Held November 7

Special Election to Fill Forsyth County District 2 Commission Post to be Held November 7
A special election to fill the Forsyth County District 2 commission post will be held Tuesday, November 7. Rick Swope resigned from the post August 15, as a result of his recent acceptance of an executive position with E*TRADE, a position which strictly limits outside business activities including public service positions. The special election will fill Swope’s unexpired term, which runs through December 31, 2020. District 2 covers much of the southern portion of the county.   Qualifying will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 30 and Thursday,  August 31, and from 9 a.m. to noon ...

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