The 2020 Athens Local Election and State Primary

June 9 is the day of the Presidential & state primaries and local election!

Ways to vote

By mail: Voting by mail is the method of choice for this election. You can request a ballot be mailed to you by downloading this form, filling it out and emailing it to paula.williams@accgov.com. Or, you can print it out and mail it back to: Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections, P.O. Box 1828, Athens, GA 30603

Absentee ballot application formAfter you do this, they will mail you a ballot. To track the status of your absentee ballot, go to www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. If you have any questions about this process, call the Board of Elections office at 706-613-3150.

(Your mail-in ballot may ask you to seal an inner envelope before you mail your ballot back. If you were only given a sleeve though, no worries, just insert your ballot in the sleeve before you mail it back in the larger envelope. No need to seal it.)

Early voting: You have some options —

  • May 18 – May 29
    • Board of Elections Office (155 E. Washington Street), Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
  • Saturday, May 30
    • Board of Elections Office (155 E. Washington Street), 9am – 4pm
  • Sunday, May 31
    • Board of Elections Office (155 E. Washington Street), noon – 3pm
  • June 1 – June 5
    • Board of Elections Office (155 E. Washington Street), noon – 3pm
    • Athens Regional Library (2025 Baxter Street), 10:30am – 5:30pm (until 7pm on June 3!)
    • Miriam Moore Community Center (410 McKinley Drive), 10:30am – 5:30pm (until 7pm on June 3!)
    • ACC Cooperative Extension (275 Cleveland Road), 10:30am – 5:30pm (until 7pm on June 3!)

Voting on election day (June 9): The polls will be open from 7am – 7pm on election day. Find your polling location.

Who’s running?

You may wish to check out a sample ballot before you vote.

Nonpartisan June 9, 2020 ballot
Nonpartisan ballot, June 9, 2020
Republican ballot, June 9, 2020
Republican ballot, June 9, 2020
Democratic ballot, June 9, 2020
Democratic ballot, June 9, 2020

These ballots are for Commission and School Board District 4 (and state house district 117) — note that you may have other candidates running for those seats in your district. The rest of the ballot should be the same for most people in Athens.

Double-check what’s on your ballot here: www.mvp.sos.ga.gov

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Who are these people?

Democratic Primary Voter Guide
Local / Non-Partisan Election Voter Guide

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