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Various Forsyth County Boards and Commissions will be meeting via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.

 

VIDEO: Absentee Voter Drop Box Available for November 3 Elections

VIDEO: Absentee Voter Drop Box Available for November 3 Elections
Registered Forsyth County voters participating in the Nov. 3 General and Special Elections via absentee ballot now have the option to submit their ballot in an official Absentee Ballot Drop Box located outside of the Voter Registrations & Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.). The Absentee Ballot Drop Box, located to the right of the Voter Registrations & Elections Office under the building’s awning, offers voters an alternative to mailing their completed absentee ballot or dropping it off inside the office during business hours. “The box is open 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week, and the awning area where the box is located is very well lit with camera surveillance,” said Director of ...

Advance Voting For November 3 General and Special Election Starts Oct. 12

Advance Voting For November 3 General and Special Election Starts Oct. 12
Advance voting for the Nov. 3 General and Special Election will be offered to registered Forsyth County voters from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and select Saturdays for three weeks, Oct. 12 through Oct. 30, at various locations. Advance voting will be available on weekdays beginning Monday, Oct. 12 through Friday, Oct. 30, and on Saturday, Oct. 17 and 24, at the following locations.   Voting hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.)  Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Road)  ...

Voter Registration Deadline for November 3 General and Special Elections is October 5

Voter Registration Deadline for November 3 General and Special Elections is October 5
  Forsyth County residents wishing to register to vote in the Nov. 3 General and Special Elections, or to change their name and/or address on the voter registration list, must do so by Monday, Oct. 5. A Voter Registration Application must be completely filled out, signed and submitted to the Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office in one of the following ways: -        In person at the Voter Registration and Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.) o   Applications must be submitted to the office no later than the close of business at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5 -        In person at any Forsyth County Public Library o   Hours vary by location -        Mail via USPS o   Applications must ...

August 11 Election Day Information

August 11 Election Day Information
Tuesday, Aug. 11, is Election Day for the General Primary Runoffs. The two runoffs are for the Democratic and Republican Primary for US Congressional District 9 and the Republican Primary for State House District 9. Polling places involved in the runoffs will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Forsyth County registered voters must go to their designated polling place to cast a vote. There is no countywide runoff election on Aug. 11. Only voters registered in US Congressional District 9 and State House District 9 are eligible to vote in the runoff. A map of the voters ...

Advance Voting for Aug. 11 General Primary Runoffs Starts Monday, July 20

Advance Voting for Aug. 11 General Primary Runoffs Starts Monday, July 20
Advance voting available for residents involved in the two runoffs through Aug. 7 Advance voting for the Aug. 11 General Primary Runoffs will be offered weekdays beginning Monday, July 20 through Friday, August 7. The two runoffs will be for the Democratic and Republican Primary for US Congressional District 9 and the Republican Primary for State House District 9.  There is no countywide runoff election on Aug. 11. Only voters registered in US Congressional District 9 and State House District 9 are eligible to vote in the runoff. A map of the voters impacted can be found here and the Aug. ...

June 9 Election Day Information

June 9 Election Day Information
Tuesday, June 9, is Election Day for the General Primary, Nonpartisan General Election and Presidential Preference Primary. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Forsyth County registered voters must go to their designated polling place to cast a vote. To confirm registration info, verify an Election Day polling place and to review a sample ballot, please visit the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page. In light of the pandemic, Poll Workers will be following the County, state and federal recommended guidelines at polling locations. Voters will be instructed to maintain a safe distance throughout the voting process to help ensure the health and safety of ...

Advance, In-Person Voting Underway for the June 9 General Primary, Nonpartisan General Election and Presidential Preference Primary

Advance, In-Person Voting Underway for the June 9 General Primary, Nonpartisan General Election and Presidential Preference Primary
In-Person Voting Advance, in-person voting is currently underway June 9 General Primary, Nonpartisan General Election and Presidential Preference Primary. At their May 5 meeting, the Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections voted to make a few changes to hours, as well as one location. Remaining advance in-person voting dates and times are listed by location below. Forsyth County Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Drive) - June 1-4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. - June 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Road) - June 1-4 from 8 a.m to 6 p.m. - June 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Sharon Springs Park ...

Information on Advance Voting for the June 9 General Primary, Nonpartisan General Election and Presidential Preference Primary

Information on Advance Voting for the June 9 General Primary, Nonpartisan General Election and Presidential Preference Primary
In-Person Voting Advance, in-person voting begins Monday, May 18.  At their May 5 meeting, the Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections voted to make a few changes to hours, as well as one location. Advance in-person voting dates and times are listed by location below (NOTE: All locations are closed May 25 in observance of Memorial Day). Forsyth County Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Drive) - May 18-22, May 26-29 and June 1-4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. - May 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - June 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Road) - May 18-30: this ...

Presidential Preference Primary Postponed to May 19

Presidential Preference Primary Postponed to May 19
***ELECTION POSTPONED***  On Saturday, March 14, the Georgia Secretary of State announced that the March 24 Presidential Preference Primary has been postponed in light of the public health emergency posed by COVID-19.  Click here for more information. All in-person Advance Voting for this election ended on Saturday, March 14 and will resume the end of April 2020. The Presidential Preference Primary has been rescheduled to be held on May 19, 2020 in conjunction with the General Primary and NonPartisan General Election scheduled for May 19. All votes already cast in person and all voted absentee by mail ballots returned for the March 24 Presidential ...

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