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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Advance Voting begins May 18

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Advance Voting begins Monday, May 18, with three ways to vote in Newton County.

Voters may cast a ballot in person at the Newton County Administration Building, 1113 Usher Street, Covington. Only four voters will be allowed inside the voting room at a time, along with five poll workers. Visitors to the Administration Building for voting will be asked to enter through the North entrance and will be asked to wait six feet apart in accordance with Centers for Disease Control guidelines.

There will be hand sanitizing stations available and all poll workers will be wearing masks.

Advance Voting runs through June 5. Hours for in person voting are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with the exception of May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. Advance Voting will also be available Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Voters may also drop off absentee ballots in a sealed ballot box located in front of the north door of the Administration.

Mail in ballots are also being accepted by the Newton County Board of Elections and Registration.  To request an absentee ballot application please call 770-784-2055.




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