7,376 Cast Early Votes
Approximately 2,000 more votes were cast early this year compared to the 2008 Presidential Preference Election.
It's three days till Election Day, and Cherokee County's registered voters have already had the chance to voice their opinions with early voting that started Feb. 13.
The county had 7,376 early votes cast this week, out of the 136,000 registered active and inactive voters, Cherokee Elections Supervisor Janet Munda said. Although both groups are eligible to vote, Munda said the 120,000 active voters will be what's quantified in the fall's election.
Another 764 individuals requested mail-in ballots.
During the last Presidential Preference election in 2008, Cherokee had approximately 120,000 registered voters. Of that number, 5,324 voted early. Another 855 requested mail-in ballots.
Election Day is March 6, and polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Patch will be bringing live updates during the day from across Georgia.
You can view a sample of the ballot in the attached PDF.
- Booth: E.T. Booth Middle School, 6550 Putnam Ford Drive
- Carmel: Carmel Elementary School, 2275 Bascomb-Carmel Road
- Cherokee South: Cherokee South Annex Recreation Center Parks and Recreation, 7545 Main St.
- Deer Run: Towne Lake Community Church, 132 N. Medical Pkwy.
- Dixie: Woodstock High School Auditorium, 2010 Towne Lake Hills South Drive
- Lickskillet: Woodstock Presbyterian Church, 345 Arnold Mill Road
- Little River: Little River Elementary School, 3170 Trickum Road
- Toonigh: Johnston Elementary School, 2031 E. Cherokee Drive
- Woodlands: The Woodlands Clubhouse, 800 Woodlands Pkwy.
- Woodstock: Woodstock Public Library, 7735 Main St.
If you don't know your precinct, use this Poll Locator to find it.
What you need:
You must have photo identification when voting in person. Here are the six forms of IDs that are acceptable when voting:
- A Georgia driver's license, even if expired
- Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a FREE Voter ID Card issued by your county registrar's office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services
- Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
- Valid U.S. passport
- Valid U.S. military photo ID
- Valid tribal photo ID
There is information here on how to get a free voter identification card if you do not have any of these.