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Early Voting Starts Wednesday For Special Election

Voters in the Georgia House District 21 seat will vote in the Feb. 5 run-off.

Early and advanced voting for the Feb. 5 special election to fill the Georgia House District 21 seat will start on Wednesday.

Voters who reside in the district can cast ballots between 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the Albert L. Stone Elections Building at 400 East Main Street in downtown Canton. 

Voters will choose between Republican candidates Scot Turner and Brian Laurens, who came in first and second respectively in last Tuesday's special election to fill the seat. 

No voting will be held on Monday Jan. 14 as the elections office will be closed due to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Early voting will resume Tuesday Jan. 22 through Friday Jan. 25 during those same hours at the elections office. Voting will continue during those same hours during the week of Jan. 28 and will run through Feb. 1. 

No voting will be held on Monday Feb. 4, and voters in the district will cast their ballots at 11 precincts in the district on Feb. 5.

Those 11 precincts that will be open are Air Acres, Arnold Mill, Avery, BridgeMill, Hickory Flat, Holly Springs, Liberty, Mountain Road, Teasley, Toonigh and Wildcat. 

Residents can check the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page to view the status of their voter registration and to see if they live in the district.

For more information, call the Cherokee County Elections and Voter Registration's office at (770) 479-0407. 

Mark Harris January 22, 2013 at 05:08 PM
MLK Day is Monday, 21 January not the 14th.....

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