Early voting dates set, precinct changes in place for primary election


The Habersham County Board of Elections has announced the official early voting dates, as well as a voting precinct change, for the May 24 election.

While the Republican gubernatorial primaries have headlined the election, in Habersham County, the ESPLOST, two county commission seats, three board of education seats, a City of Clarkesville council seat and Mt. Airy’s Sunday sales liquor referendum will also be on the ballot.

The deadline to register to vote in the election is Monday, April 25. The last day to request an absentee ballot is May 13. To request an absentee ballot, click here.

All early voting will take place at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center in Clarkesville.

Early Voting will begin on Monday, May 2 and continue until May 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Saturday Voting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on May 7, and May 14.

Advance Voting Week will be May 16 – 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Election day will be May 24, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the county’s voting precincts.

Precinct changes

Due to the closing of Concord at Habersham church, the Demorest voting precinct will temporarily move back to the Demorest City Council meeting room, located underneath the Demorest Fire Department.

All Demorest voters will receive new precinct cards with the new location and address. If you do not receive a new precinct card by mid-April, please contact the Habersham County Elections and Voter Registration Office at 706-839-0170.

Cornelia and Habersham South precinct voters will continue to report to the Cornelia Community House for voting.

The county’s voting precincts are as follows:

*Habersham North Precinct (City of Clarkesville Precinct)
Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center
120 Paul Franklin Road, Toccoa Hwy
Clarkesville, Ga 30523

Habersham South Precinct (City of Cornelia Precinct)
Cornelia Community House (TEMPORARY LOCATION)
601 Wyly Street
Cornelia, Ga. 30523

Demorest Precinct (City of Demorest Precinct)
Demorest Fire Station, council meeting room (TEMPORARY LOCATION)
125 Ivy Street
Demorest, Ga 30535

Town of Mount Airy (CITY VOTERS ONLY)
City Hall, Old Schoolhouse
1231 Dicks Hill Parkway
Mount Airy, Ga 30563

City of Baldwin Precinct (CITY VOTERS ONLY)
City Hall, (Old Habersham Bank)
186 Highway 441 By-Pass
Baldwin, Ga 30511

Mud Creek Precinct (Town of Alto Precinct)
B. C. Grant Baptist Church
1405 B. C. Grant Rd (fellowship hall)
Alto, Ga 30510

Amy’s Creek Precinct
Amy’s Creek Fire Department
6357 State Hwy. 17
Clarkesville, Ga. 30523

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