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Vote Early in Forsyth County

One polling location will be open in Cumming on Saturday for in-person advance voting in the 2012 presidential preference primary and special election.

February 25 is the only Saturday that will be open for voting in the 2012 presidential preference primary and special election, according to Mandi Smith of the Forsyth County Voter Registrations & Elections department in an e-mail.

"There will be no voting next Saturday, March 3, Sunday, March 4 or the Monday, March 5 prior to Election Day," she said.

If you're intersted in voting you can do so between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Forsyth County Administration Building located at 110 E. Main Street in downtown Cumming. It's the only polling location open in the county on Saturday.

Then on Monday, Feb. 27, through Friday, March 2, residents can vote in advance at the following locations. The hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The hours on Tuesday and Thursday are from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road, Cumming
  • , 1950 Sharon Road, Cumming
  • Cumming City Hall, 100 Main Street, Cumming
  • Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 E. Main Street, Cumming
  • Midway Park Community Building, 5100 Post Road, Cumming

Absentee voting by mail is underway and will continue through close of business on Friday, March 2.

Forsyth County residents who would like to vote by mail must first submit a written request to the Board of Voter Registrations and Elections Office by mail, e-mail of a scanned copy, fax or personal delivery. Print an Application for Official Absentee Ballot and for information on where to submit your completed application. You can also download the PDF file to the right.

The reports as of Thursday, Feb. 23, the absentee and early voting totals are:

  • Absentee Ballots by mail returned - 320 (Democrats 20/Republicans 298/NonPartisan 2)
  • Early Voting (in-person) - 1458 (Democrats 45/Republicans 1392/NonPartisan 21)

Voters will also be deciding on a countywide Special Election regarding the , and a

All Forsyth County registered voters are eligible to vote in the countywide Special Election, but only those voters who live within the city limits of Cumming are eligible to vote in the citywide Special Election.

Marc February 24, 2012 at 08:59 PM
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