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Voter Registrations & Elections Approves Polling Place Changes and Proposes Boundary Changes

Voter Registrations & Elections Approves Polling Place Changes and Proposes Boundary Changes
Approved changes will be effective during 2020 election cycle During a meeting held Oct. 1, 2019, the Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections approved multiple precinct and polling place changes, including the addition of five new Election Day polling places that will be effective starting with the 2020 election cycle.   New precinct cards will be mailed to county residents affected by the approved changes by the end of the year.   “These approved changes will improve the voting process for residents,” said Forsyth County Voter Registrations & Elections Director Mandi Smith. “We encourage all residents to review the changes to ensure that they know where they will be ...

Open House Sessions to be Held for Proposed Precinct and Polling Place Changes

Open House Sessions to be Held for Proposed Precinct and Polling Place Changes
Proposed changes, if approved, may alter where residents will vote   Residents are encouraged to attend a series of open house meetings to review potential changes to county polling places and voting precinct lines. The changes have been drafted by the Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and, if approved, would go into effect during the 2020 election cycle.   “The board is continuously looking for ways to enhance the voting process for residents and has been carefully preparing these changes over the past few months,” said Voter Registration and Elections Director Mandi Smith. “If approved, these proposed plans may alter where residents will vote, but district lines and who represents residents ...

Poll Workers Sought for 2020 Election Cycle

Poll Workers Sought for 2020 Election Cycle
Informational events to be held for those interested   The Forsyth County Voter Registrations and Elections Department is seeking residents who are interested in being poll workers during the 2020 election cycle. Those interested are invited to attend an informational meet and greet session to receive information on the duties and responsibilities of being a poll worker.   Eligibility requirements to be a poll worker include being at least 16 years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of Forsyth County.   Specific dates for meet and greet sessions are being scheduled. To receive additional information or to learn more about the meet and greet sessions, please send ...

Barbara Luth to be Sworn in as Chief Registrar and Chairperson of the Board of Registration and Elections

Barbara Luth to be Sworn in as Chief Registrar and Chairperson of the Board of Registration and Elections
Forsyth County Director of Voter Registration and Elections Barbara Luth has been appointed to the position of Chief Registrar and Chairperson of the Board of Registration and Elections by Superior Court Chief Judge Jeffrey S. Bagley.  Luth will be sworn in by Probate Court Judge Lynnwood D. Jordan at 9 a.m. on April 2, 2019 during a The Forsyth County Board of Registrations and Elections regular monthly meeting that will be held at the Voter Registration and Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.). The public is invited to attend the meeting.  “Ms. Luth’s vast background and experience in voting and elections makes ...

Polls Open for General Election Runoff

Polls Open for General Election Runoff
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4 for the General Election Runoff. The runoff will be for two statewide races: Secretary of State and Public Service Commissioner, District 3. Click here to verify your election day voting location.  For all in-person voting, voters should remember to bring one of the six acceptable forms of photo identification. For details and to view a sample ballot, visit the Voter Registration and Elections Department page of the Forsyth County website, call (770) 781-2118, ext. 9. or visit the My Voter Page at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov.

Advance Voting for Dec. 4 General Election Runoff Starts Monday, Nov. 26

Advance Voting for Dec. 4 General Election Runoff Starts Monday, Nov. 26
Advance voting available for county residents through Nov. 30   Advance voting for the Dec. 4 General Election Runoff will be offered weekdays beginning Monday, Nov. 26 through Friday, Nov. 30. The runoff will be for two statewide races: Secretary of State and Public Service Commissioner, District 3.   Registered voters can take advantage of advance voting for the Dec. 4 General Election Runoff:   Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office (NEW LOCATION: 1201 Sawnee Dr.) - Monday through Friday, Nov. 26 to Nov. 30, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   Advance voting will also be available at the following three locations during the times provided below:   Locations: -          Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Rd.) -          Midway Park Community Building (5100 Post Rd.) -          Sharon Springs ...

Notice of Election

Notice of Election
NOTICE OF ELECTION TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF FORSYTH COUNTY, GEORGIA: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on November 6, 2018, an election will be held at the regular polling places in all the election districts of Forsyth County, Georgia (the “County”), at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of the County for their determination the question of whether a sales and use tax (the “Sales and Use Tax”) of one percent shall be continued on all sales and uses in the special district created in the County for a period of time of six years commencing upon ...

Advance Voting for Nov. 6 General and Special Elections Available Saturday

Advance Voting for Nov. 6 General and Special Elections Available Saturday
Advance voting for the Nov. 6 General and Special Elections is available for registered Forsyth County voters this Saturday, Oct. 27, at the following locations between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.: Forsyth County Elections Office (NEW LOCATION: 1201 Sawnee Dr.)  Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Rd.) Midway Park Community Building (5100 Post Rd.) Sharon Springs Park Community Building (1950 Sharon Rd.)   Registered voters can also take advantage of advance voting for the Nov. 6 election between Monday, Oct. 29, and Friday, Nov. 2 during the following times: ...

Advance Voting for the Upcoming Elections Available This Saturday

Advance Voting for the Upcoming Elections Available This Saturday
The Forsyth County Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.) will be open this Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Advance Voting for the November 6 General and Special Elections. Only registered Forsyth County voters are eligible for Advance Voting in Forsyth County.  From Oct. 22 through Oct. 26 the elections office will be open for Advance Voting between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Starting Saturday, Oct. 27, and then Oct. 29 – Nov. 2, additional Advance Voting locations will be open.  For more information on advance voting locations, dates and times: click here. REMINDER: The Forsyth County Administration ...

Advance Voting for November 6 General and Special Elections Starts October 15

Advance Voting for November 6 General and Special Elections Starts October 15
Advance voting for the Nov. 6 General and Special Elections will be offered weekdays for three weeks, Oct. 15 to Nov. 2, and Saturday, Oct. 20 and Oct. 27.   Registered voters can take advantage of advance voting for the Nov. 6 election:   Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office (NEW LOCATION: 1201 Sawnee Drive) -          Monday through Friday, Oct. 15 to Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. -          Saturday, Oct. 20 and 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Advance voting will also be available at the following three locations during the times provided below:   Locations: -          Hampton Park Library (5345 Settingdown Road) -          Midway Park Community Building (5100 Post Road) -          Sharon Springs Park Community Building (1950 Sharon Road)   Dates and Times: -          Saturday, Oct. 27, ...

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