Early voting for the Statewide General Primary/Presidential Preference Primary Election began today, May 18 at the South Fulton Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Road.
Voters can access the facility on weekdays through June 5 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The center will also be open to voters on Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Four additional locations in Fulton County are also open: Alpharetta Library, 10 Park Plaza; C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; Garden Hills Elementary School Gymnasium, 285 Sheridan Drive; and Sandy Springs Library, 395 Mount Vernon Hwy.
Voters are asked to wear a face covering and practice social distancing by staying at least six feet apart. Voters are also reminded that they can vote by mail to avoid lines.
Election Day is June 9. South Fulton voters will pick from a long ballot with candidates for Fulton County District Attorney, Sheriff, District 6 Commissioner, District 4 School Board Member, and judges for Probate and Superior Court. Additionally, they’ll vote for state legislators in a number of districts.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, many polling locations have changed. A list of polling locations and emergency polling location changes is available online. Among the precincts impacted are Open Word Christian Ministries and C.H. Gullatt Elementary.
Voters still have an opportunity to hear from candidates before heading to the polls. Councilwomen Carmalitha Gumbs and Helen Z. Willis will host their final forum tonight at 6 p.m. with Georgia Senate candidates from Districts 35 and 39. Voters should register at www.tinyurl.com/cosfforum to attend. Past forums can be viewed on YouTube.