Those hoping to vote in the May 22 Republican and Democratic primaries will have until Tuesday to register to vote.
Barbara Luth, Forsyth County’s supervisor of voter registrations and elections, said the deadline for voter registration is April 24, and potential voters can register online, at all local library branches and at the county’s voter registration and elections office at 1201 Sawnee Drive.
“If they come to us, we close at 4:30 p.m.,” Luth said. “But they have up to 11:59 p.m. to get it in online if they have a current driver’s license.”
On April 30, advance voting for the primary will begin at the new Forsyth County Voter Registrations and Elections building at 1201 Sawnee Drive.
“We will be here for the first two weeks of advance voting,” Luth said. “Then, on Saturday, May 12 and the 14th through the 18th, we will be here, at Hampton Park Library, the Sharon Springs Park Community Building and Midway Park.”
Luth said with the opening of the new building, voting will no longer be at two locations used in the past for advance voting: the Forsyth County administration building downtown and city hall.
“Our facility is big enough to handle those,” Luth said.
In the primaries, voters will be able to decide their party’s candidates for seats at the county, state and federal levels for the Nov. 6 election. Voters living in the area of the proposed city of Sharon Springs will also vote on whether or not to add the new municipality in the primary.
Online registration can be done at MVP.sos.ga.gov. Voter registration forms and more information is available at ForsythCo.com/Departments-Offices/Voter-Registrations-Elections.