by Robin Kemp

Elections and Registration Supervisor Shauna Dozier says voters can cast ballots today, Thursday, October 29, 2020, until 7 p.m. but that polls opened late due to this morning’s storm.

“The county had a delayed opening slated for 11 a.m.,” Dozier said. “We opened for voting at 11 a.m, at all of our seven early voting locations and will be open until 7 p.m.”

Where to vote early in person

Those locations are:

If you are in line at 7 p.m., you have the right to cast your ballot.

The final day for early and advance in-person voting is Friday, October 29 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Turnout

As of Wednesday, October 28, according to Elections and Registration, 51,274 Clayton County voters had cast early ballots in person and 26,093 had cast valid paper absentee ballots, for a total of 77,367 early/advance votes cast. Dozier noted that, as of press time, the county had 194,264 active voters.

That puts Clayton County voter turnout at 39.8 percent so far.

Where to find a ballot box

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger warns voters who are using a paper advance/absentee ballot to use the county’s secure ballot boxes instead of putting ballots in the mail this close to Election Day.

You can find those boxes at:

Ballot boxes are under 24-hour video surveillance and you can use them until 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3.

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