Monday, August 13, 2012
The winner will sit on the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners.
Early voting for the Aug. 21 runoff between Post 2 Commissioner Jim Hubbard and former Cherokee County Fire Chief Ray Gunnin begins today. From noon to 5 p.m. today, cast your ballot at the Cherokee County Elections and Voter Registration Office, 400 E. Main St., Canton. While early voting will continue through Friday at the same location, the hours will change starting on Tuesday. Polls will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Gunnin received 21 more votes than Woodstock attorney Channing Ruskell during the July 31 primary, enough to keep his campaign alive for the runoff with Hubbard. Ruskell last week requested a recount. The results did not change. Gunnin and Hubbard will go head-to-head at 7 p.m. tonight during a …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
That number is "much higher than the 2008 general primary," the director of elections and voter registration said.
A controversial transportation referendum and a number of competitive local races drove more early voters to the polls this year than four years ago, Cherokee's director of elections and voter registration said Friday. When the early voting period that began July 9 closed Friday night, 12,073 of the county's 139,039 registered voters had cast ballots in person. "Much higher than the 2008 general primary," elections supervisor Janet Munda said. How high? In 2008, a total of 2,177 people voted early. Another 883 requested mail-in ballots. "There are many contested races at the local level and the TSPLOST seems to have gained a lot of interest amongst the voters," Munda said. Most residents—nearly 4,900—voted at the Cherokee County Elections …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Start casting your ballot at 8:30 a.m.
Early voting for the July 31 general primary begins today in Cherokee County. Don't forget to bring identification with you to the polls. Acceptable forms of ID include: Open the attached PDFs to view the nonpartisan, Democratic and Republican general primary ballots. Call the elections office at 770-479-0407 if you have additional questions. Related content: