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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.

 

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 ...

Issuing of Absentee Ballots Begins

Issuing of Absentee Ballots Begins
Absentee ballots available for the March 24 Presidential Preference Primary On Feb. 4, the Forsyth County Voter Registrations and Elections office began issuing absentee ballots for the March 24 Presidential Preference Primary. Applications for absentee ballots for this primary can be requested through March 20.   After downloading the application for an official absentee ballot from forsythco.com, there are several ways for an applicant to submit their completed and signed request. Electronically generated signatures cannot be accepted.   Email of a scanned copy (signed): Voter@forsythco.com Fax:  770.886.2825 By Mail or Personal Delivery: ...

New Election Equipment to be Demonstrated During Public Information House

New Election Equipment to be Demonstrated During Public Information House
Residents encouraged to experience new equipment before election cycle The Forsyth County Voter Registrations & Elections Office will host a public information open house meeting from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, for residents to experience new election equipment that will be used for upcoming elections. The drop-in style meeting will be held at the Forsyth County Elections Office (1201 Sawnee Dr.).   “The primary change that voters will notice with the new equipment is that now they will have a printed ballot to review prior to casting a vote,” said Director of Forsyth County Voter Registrations & Elections Mandi Smith. “We wanted to give ...

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 ...

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