UPDATE: As of close of business day on Friday, there were 32.46 percent of active registered voters in Rockdale, or 16,084, who have come out to the polls so far.
Almost one third of active registered voters in Rockdale County have already cast their ballots early as of Thursday, the ninth day of early voting.
According to Elections Supervisor Cynthia Welch, about 29 percent, or 14,347 voters, have cast their ballots in person or by mail for the Nov. 6 general election, with most of those being in-person ballots.
The precinct with the highest early voting turnout is St. Pius, with about 36 percent. The precinct with the lowest early voting turnout is Milstead with about 25 percent.
Early Voting Hours
Early voting runs from Monday, Oct. 15 to Friday, Nov. 2 at 1400 Parker Road, Lobby C.
The hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday until Oct. 30. From Wednesday, Oct. 31 to Friday, Nov. 2, the hours are extended 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
There is also Saturday voting available today, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nov. 6 Voting
On Election Day, Nov. 6, voters must go to their precinct polls, which will be open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Rockdale's prenincts, with poll locations in parathesis, are: Barksdale (Barksdale Elementary School), Bethel (Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection), Conyers (Conyers First United Methodist Church), Fieldstone (Life Church), Flat Shoals (Flat Shoals Elementary School), Honey Creek (Honey Creek Elementary School), Hightower (Hightower Trail Elementary School), The Lakes (Rockdale County Public Works Building), Lorraine (Union United Methodist Church), Magnet (Cross Pointe Christian Church), Milstead (Conyers Middle School), Olde Town (Pine Street Elementary School), Rockdale (Rockdale Baptist Church), Salem (Salem High School), Sheffield (J.H. House Elementary School), Smyrna (Heritage High School), St. Pius (St. Pius X Catholic Church), Stanton (Edwards Middle School)
To find out where your poll is, call the Board of Elections office at 770-278-7333. Or go to http://sos.georgia.gov/cgi-bin/locator.asp
All voters need to bring one of the six forms of acceptable photo ID listed below:
1. A Georgia Driver’s License; even if expired
2. A Valid Photo ID card issued by any State or U.S. government
3. A Valid United States passport;
4. A Valid Government Employee Photo Identification Card
5. A valid United States military identification card with Photo
6. A valid tribal identification card with Photo
Provisional Ballots are available for those voters who do not have one of the above Photo IDs.
For more information, contact the Rockdale Board of Elections/Voter Registration Office at 770-278-7333