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Elections officials prep for heavy turnout in May primaries
Voter registration deadline is April 26
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Key 2016 election dates

May 24: Georgia state primary (for congressional and local offices); early voting starts May 2, runoff date July 26

July 18-21: Republican convention, Cleveland

July 25-28: Democratic convention, Philadelphia

Oct. 11: Registration deadline for general election

Oct. 17: Early voting begins for general election

Nov. 8: Election Day

Hall County elections officials are gearing up for what is expected to be a large turnout in the May primaries, with a sample ballot now available for voters to review before casting their ballot.

Absentee ballots will be mailed at the end of this week and can be requested until May 20.

Voters can request a Republican, Democratic or non-partisan ballot.

Voter registration deadline is April 26. Nearly 1,800 voter registration applications have recently been received (which includes new voters, changes of address, etc.) while 22 have been flagged for removal (felonies, other prohibitions).

Advance voting begins May 2 and ends May 20 (Monday through Friday each week) at the Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville.

Early voting will also be held Saturday, May 14 at three locations: Hall County Government Center; North Hall Community Center, 4175 Nopone Road, Gainesville; and Spout Springs Library, 6488 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch.

A second Saturday with a fourth location (the East Hall Community Center) may be added in the November general election.

For more information on all things elections and to verify your voter registration, visit www.hallcounty.org/249/Elections and www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do.

DEMOCRATIC SAMPLE COMPOSITE BALLOT - GENERAL PRIMARY 2016
NON-PARSON SAMPLE COMPOSITE BALLOT
REPUBLICAN SAMPLE COMPOSITE BALLOT - GENERAL PRIMARY 2016
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