Advance voting opportunities continue through weekend at Athens Clarke County Elections Office
Advance voting opportunities continue through the weekend at the Athens Clarke County Elections Office. The elections office will be accepting ballots from 9am-5pm on Saturday, October 22, and 11am-5pm on Sunday the 23rd.
As of 1pm on Friday, 3,007 Athenians have voted early, about 2.5% of Athens’ population. Georgia voters have hit record breaking turnout for early voting, approaching the vote count seen at the same point in the 2020 presidential election. In-person votes tallied to nearly 400,000 in the first three days of early voting, with Black voters representing 34% of that total even as they make up 29.5% of the overall electorate.
Additional Information on early voting locations and scheduling can be found on the Athens Clarke County Elections Office website.