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Early voting for Jan. 5 runoffs is underway in Hall
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Voters line up Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in downtown Gainesville at the former Turner, Wood & Smith building to cast their early ballot for the Jan. 5, 2021, runoff election. - photo by Scott Rogers

Update, Dec. 15: On the first day of early voting Monday, 2,675 people voted, according to Hall County Elections Coordinator Paige Thompson.

Waits remained short on Tuesday, according to county spokeswoman Katie Crumley. She said Tuesday afternoon that waits at Spout Springs Library were 20 minutes, two minutes at North Hall Community Center, two minutes at the former Turner, Wood and Smith building in downtown Gainesville and no wait at East Hall Community Center.

Crumley said the county had no issues to report with early voting.


Early voting for the Jan. 5 runoff elections begins Monday, Dec. 14, and voters in Hall County can go to four locations.

Voters can cast their ballots between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, from Dec. 14 through Dec. 31. Voting will not be held on Dec. 24 or 25.

The county has four locations open for early voting:

Polling places will include several precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Poll workers will wear masks, and machines will be sanitized between voters. Glass dividers will also be installed where voters check in with poll workers.

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Poll workers set up a voting precinct Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at the former Turner, Wood & Smith building in downtown Gainesville for early voting for the Jan. 5, 2021, runoff election. Early voting begins Monday, Dec. 14. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Donald Leinweber helps move a table Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, as poll workers set up a voting precinct inside the former Turner Wood and Smith building in downtown Gainesville for early voting for the Jan. 5, 2021, runoff election. Early voting begins Monday, Dec. 14. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Poll workers set up a voting precinct Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at the former Turner, Wood & Smith building in downtown Gainesville for early voting for the Jan. 5, 2021, runoff election. Early voting begins Monday, Dec. 14. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Jennifer Emerson, right, joins other poll workers Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, setting up a voting precinct inside the former Turner, Wood & Smith building in downtown Gainesville for early voting for the Jan. 5, 2021, runoff election. Early voting begins Monday, Dec. 14. - photo by Scott Rogers
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