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 was October 9 for the November 6, 2018 midterm election; 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.
All Polls will be open on election day, Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
• The WEST precinct, that includes Big Canoe, 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” at https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp or call the Dawson County Elections & Registration office at 706-344-3640
It is strongly advised that voter familiarize themselves with a sample ballot. 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 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Nov. 2. For more information contact the Pickens County Elections & Registration office at 706-253-8781. As of closing Oct. 29, the advance voting count was 5,301.
Advance Voting General Election Voting Statistics - years 2014 thru 2018
|1st Day||Week||Week||Saturday||Week||Total||Active Reg||Abs By||Provisional|
|(inc in wk 1)||#1||#2||#3||Voters|
|General Election 2014||91||725||935||63||1541||3264||"13||300"||89||5|
|General Election 2016||444||2487||2583||525||2666||8261||"14||591"||558||20|
|General Election 2018||455||2328||2075||228||"18||278"||*277|
|General Primary 2018||19||164||297||40||217||1162||"17||290"||71||4|
|*Received 277 absentee by mail as of 10/26/18 (total of 439 mailed out).|
|# eligible registered voters (both active & inactive) = 19376"|