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 Forsyth County Response to COVID-19:  Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here: Forsythco.com/COVID-19.

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.

 

Advance Voting for January 5 General Election & Special Election Runoff Starts December 14

Advance Voting for January 5 General Election & Special Election Runoff Starts December 14
Advance voting for the Jan. 5 General Election & Special Election Runoff will be offered to registered Forsyth County voters for three weeks at five locations (excluding observed holidays).   Advance voting will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays beginning Monday, Dec. 14, through Thursday, Dec. 31, at the following locations (excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day):   Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.) Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Road) Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Operations Center (1605 Canton Hwy.) Sharon Springs Park Community Building (1950 Sharon Road) Midway Park Community Building (5100 Post Road)   Please note that there is no voting at any location on the Monday prior to any election.   For all in-person voting, voters must ...

December 7 Set as Voter Registration Deadline For January 5 Runoff

December 7 Set as Voter Registration Deadline  For January 5 Runoff
Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, is the last day Forsyth County residents can register to vote for the Jan. 5, 2021 General Election & Special Election Runoff, or to change their name and/or address on the January 5, 2021 voter registration list.   A Voter Registration Application must be completed, 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.) Applications must be submitted to the office no later than the close of business at 4:30 p.m. ...

Polls Open November 3 for General and Special Election

Polls Open November 3 for General and Special Election
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, for the General and Special Election. Voters must go to their designated polling place to vote on Election Day. Several precinct and polling places have changed for the 2020 election cycle so please verify your Election Day polling place on the Secretary of State’s My Voter webpage 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.   Due to the ...

Final Week of Advance Voting Underway

Final Week of Advance Voting Underway
CHECK ADVANCE VOTING WAIT TIMES BY CLICKING HERE The final week of Advance Voting for the Nov. 3 General and Special Election begins Monday, Oct. 26. Advance Voting will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m at various locations. The final day to cast a vote via Advance Voting is Friday, Oct. 30. Please click on the graphic below for more details on Advance Voting locations and times or continue reading. Advance voting will be available on weekdays Monday, Oct. 26 through Friday, Oct. 30, at the following locations.   Voting hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. ...

Election Officials Receive Assistance from Local High School Students

Election Officials Receive Assistance from Local High School Students
More than 30 Forsyth County students assist in preparations for the Nov. 3 elections Throughout October, high school students from various Forsyth County schools have assisted the Forsyth County Board of Elections with preparing polling locations ahead of the Nov. 3 General and Special Election.   On various Saturdays, students have helped with the sorting and packing of COVID-19 supplies and preparing other needed materials that will be used at polling places.   The supplies assembled include over 10,000 individual packages of gloves, individual packages of hand sanitizer wipes, PPE masks and various documents used at the polls, among other items.   “We were thrilled to have these students volunteer their time ...

Information Regarding Election Campaign Signs

Information Regarding Election Campaign Signs
During the 2020 election season, residents can expect to see advertisement signs throughout Forsyth County promoting various candidates for offices that are up for election.  The below information is from both the Georgia Code and Forsyth County’s Uniform County Code Georgia Code (Title 21. Elections § 21-2-414) states that: (a) No person shall solicit votes in any manner or by any means or method, nor shall any person distribute or display any campaign material, nor shall any person solicit signatures for any petition, nor shall any person, other than election officials discharging their duties, establish or set up any tables or booths on any day in which ballots are being cast: (1) Within 150 feet ...

View Current Wait Times for Advance Voting Locations

View Current Wait Times for Advance Voting Locations
CHECK ADVANCE VOTING WAIT TIMES BY CLICKING HERE Forsyth County residents can now view a digital map displaying current wait times for all Nov. 3 General and Special Election Advance Voting locations. The map is updated by the Forsyth County Voter Registrations and Elections Department and Geographic Information Services,. 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 ...

View Current Wait Times for Advance Voting Locations

View Current Wait Times for Advance Voting Locations
CHECK ADVANCE VOTING WAIT TIMES BY CLICKING HERE Forsyth County residents can now view a digital map displaying current wait times for all Nov. 3 General and Special Election Advance Voting locations. The map is updated by the Forsyth County Voter Registrations and Elections Department and Geographic Information Services,. 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 ...

Advance Voting For November 3 General and Special Election is Underway

Advance Voting For November 3 General and Special Election is Underway
CHECK ADVANCE VOTING WAIT TIMES BY CLICKING HERE 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. Please click on the graphic below for more details on Advance Voting locations and times or continue reading.  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. ...

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)  ...

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