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Rockdale sees 30 percent early voting turnout
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IN BRIEF: About a third of registered, active voters in Rockdale have cast their ballots early ahead of Tuesday's General Election. About 30.16 percent, or 14,752 people, voted early in person or by mail-in ballot. This was slightly higher than the 2010 early voting turnout of 29.72 percent.

Precincts with the highest turnout included St. Pius and Stanton. Precincts with the lowest early turnout were Olde Town and Conyers. 

On Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, voters will have to go to their local polling stations at Rockdale's 18 precincts:

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 your precinct and poll location, contact the Rockdale Board of Elections/VR Office at 770-278-7333 or go to and go the Board of Elections and Voter Registration department page. 

Registered voters can also see their specific sample ballot, check voter registration status, view polling and early voting locations and track the status of their absentee ballot online at Secretary of State Brian Kemp's "My Voter Page" website at

When going to cast your ballot, make sure you bring photo identification, which can be a Georgia driver's license, a state-issued voter ID card, a valid U.S. passport or a valid U.S. military ID card.

A PDF of a sample ballot for Rockdale is attached to this article.