Saturday voting in Richmond, Columbia counties

Friday, July 20, 2012 12:41 PM
Last updated 3:11 PM
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In-person advance voting for the July 31 general primary and nonpartisan election continues through July 27 at the Richmond County Board of Elections’ main office, 530 Greene St., Room 104, and Advance Voting Week is Monday through July 27 at the main office, Henry Brigham Recreation Center and Warren Road Recreation Center.

Saturday voting hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekday hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Early voting by mail for any reason continues through July 27, and voters can request one of the three ballots – Republican, Democratic or nonpartisan – by mail or fax from the elections office.

All three ballots include a referendum on the new 1 percent sales tax for transportation. If an Aug. 21 runoff becomes necessary, voters cannot switch parties between the July 31 election and the runoff.

Columbia County voters can also head to the polls Saturday to cast their ballots for the July 31 primary election.

In Columbia County, Saturday voting is from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Board of Elections office, 500 Faircloth Drive, Building E, of the Evans Government Complex.

Two satellite locations also will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday. They are at Patriots Park, 5445 Columbia Road, Grovetown, and Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans-to-Locks Road, Martinez.

Voters can also cast ballots at those locations between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through July 27.

For more voting information, visit www.augustaga.gov or www.columbiacountyga.gov.

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