Monday, November 5, 2012
The place our voice is heard the loudest is at the voting booth.
One more day and General Election 2012 will be held. After all the speeches, rallies, yard signs, endorsements, and political ads have run on the media, the reality is, it is time to vote. I am an advocate for free and open elections. Every person who is eligible to register to vote should be registered. Every person who is registered to vote should vote in every election. Those words roll off my tongue very easily when I am speaking to various groups across the Southeast. Someone suggested to me that maybe it is easier to say than to do. Is it easier to talk about voting that actually vote? In this election cycle in Georgia, we have had the first Saturday voting opportunity. In Barrow County, we have come close to almost 10,000 people …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Barrow voters can cast their ballots ahead of Election Day on Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Barrow County residents can take advantage of early voting from from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Oct. 27, at the county administration building. Click here to view the Barrow Election Guide, including a sample ballot, before you vote. Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Registered Barrow County voters can cast their votes in the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary now through March 2 at the county administration building.
With Super Tuesday less than two weeks away, the question remains — which GOP candidate will end up out front? After months of debates, town hall meetings, in-party mudslinging and a rollercoaster ride of primaries all across the nation, it’s still anybody’s guess. Indicative of just how much of a rollercoaster ride this fight has been — on the March 6, 2012, Republican Presidential Preference Primary ballot, the Georgia Secretary of State website lists front-runners Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, along with Gary Johnson, who recently ended his bid as a GOP candidate and is now running as a Libertarian, and Buddy Roemer, who also ended his bid as a GOP candidate and is now running as an Independent. The ballot …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Early voting ends Friday, Nov. 4, and absentee ballots must be received by the close of polls Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Do you have the scoop on the latest news, events and happenings straight from the city streets of Winder? Tell us in comments. With the general election just around the corner on Tuesday, Nov. 8, the city of Winder would like to remind residents that the deadline for early and absentee voting is rapidly approaching. Early voting ends Friday, Nov. 4, and absentee ballots must be received by mail no later than the close of polls on Election Day. Military personnel who wish to submit a Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act ballot must have it postmarked by the date of the election. These must be received by either the registrar or absentee ballot clerk no later than Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 in order to be counted. Mailed ballots …