Only One More Week of Early Voting Remains

An early voter enters the Athens Board of Elections to cast his ballot.


Friday is the last day for advanced voting. That includes early voting and absentee voting.

Here are the locations in Athens where you can vote early:


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ATHENS, Ga.–Week two of early voting is coming to a close and thousands of voters in Athens-Clarke County are still pouring in to early voting locations.

According to Interim Director Cora Wright, 3,897 people came to vote at the Athens Board of Elections last week. So far this week, they have had 3,587 more voters. Wright says she has never experienced this many voters so quickly before an election.

The record for early voting was set in 2008 with around 22,000 casting their ballots before election day.

There are only eight days left for advance voting. Here are locations around Athens where you can cast your early vote:

Athens Board of Elections– Thursday, Oct. 27 – Friday, Oct. 28 (8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.)

Saturday, Oct. 29 (9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.)

Monday, Oct. 31 – Friday, Nov. 4 (8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.)

Athens City Hall- Thursday, Oct. 27 – Friday, Oct. 28 (8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.)

Saturday, Oct. 29 (9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.)

Monday, Oct. 31 – Friday, Nov. 4 (8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.)

Athens Regional Library- Monday, Oct. 31 – Thursday, Nov. 3 (10:00a.m.-6:00p.m.)

Friday, Nov. 4 (10:00a.m.-5:00p.m.)

UGA Tate Student Center–  Tuesday, Nov. 1 – Wednesday Nov. 2 (8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.)

By: Nathaniel McDaniel @nate8929


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