As of Saturday, May 7, a total of 3,895 voters in Clayton County have cast their ballots in the General Primary.

Out of 989 absentee ballot applications, 969 have been processed and 20 have been rejected. Before May 2, 662 absentee ballot applications were received. Of those, 654 were processed and 8 were rejected.

During the first week of early voting 250 absentee ballots were rejected.

You can check the Clayton County Board of Elections and Registration homepage for daily updates on early voter turnout and absentee ballot numbers after the polls close.

When and where to vote

You can vote from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday this week (May 9-13) and next week (May 16-20).

You also can vote this weekend from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 15.

Advance and absentee voting continue this week at these locations:

You can use absentee ballot dropboxes inside or vote early on the machines at three locations in Clayton County—but only when the polls are open. SB 202 means no more dropping off ballots outside or after hours:

You can go to your My Voter Page to request an absentee ballot, check the status of your application, and see whether your ballot was received.

You also can print out a PDF application for an absentee ballot from the Georgia Secretary of State’s office. Print out the application, fill it out, sign it, place your official Georgia voter ID on the box provided, and take a photo.

Then, you can:

  • E-mail it to
  • Fax it to (770) 477-4521
  • Mail it to Clayton County Elections and Registration
    121 South McDonough Street
    Jonesboro, GA 30236

You also can physically bring your application and ID to the Clayton County Board of Elections and Registration.

You must apply for an absentee ballot no later than May 13. Otherwise, you will need to vote in person.

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