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Dawson, Pickens announce 2018 general election schedule

The Dawson County Board of Elections announced its voting schedule for the Nov. 6 general election.

The deadline for voter registration is October 9; this covers both new registration and voter registration changes.

Advance voting will be available from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday from Oct. 15 until Nov. 2. There will not be any voting on the Monday prior to all elections.

Saturday voting will be available from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Dawson County Board of elections office, located at 96 Academy Ave., Dawsonville. The Saturday voting date is the same day as the Mountain Moonshine Festival. The election board urges voters to plan accordingly.

Voting locations

All Polls will be open on election day from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

• The WEST precinct votes at Dawson Fire Station #6 on Hubbard Rd

• The CENTRAL precinct votes at Board of Elections office, 96 Academy Avenue

• The EAST precinct votes at Fire Station #2 on Liberty Drive (next to Tractor Supply)

If you have a question about your voting location and/or you want to view a sample ballot you may visit “My Voter Page” @ https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp

Or call the Elections & Registration office at 706-344-3640

It is strongly advised that voter familiarize themselves with a sample ballot. There are several offices for vote. All are located on the Dawson County Board of Elections website and in the office for voter convenience.

Note: Absentee by mail ballot applications for elderly/disabled/military need to be requested at the first of each election year, in order to receive ballots, by mail, for the remainder of that year.

Pickens County early voting will be held at the office of Elections and Registration, 93 Pioneer Road, Jasper. Times are Oct. 15 – Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Saturday hours Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact the office at 706-253-8781.

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