Over 88,500 Voted Early in Fulton County | Print |

The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections reports that 88,689 registered voters cast their ballots during Early Voting, October 13 – October 31, 2014, for the 2014 General & Special Election.

“We are pleased that voters took advantage of early voting,” stated Richard L. Barron, Director of the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections. “We believe that early voting is a great option to waiting until Election Day.”

During early voting, residents could choose to vote at one of the voting locations that were opened for a total of 208 hours. The top three early voting locations were the South Fulton Service Center, the Adamsville Recreation Center and the Ocee Library in Johns Creek.

Weekend voting was very popular with 11,242 residents taking advantage of Saturday and Sunday voting. “This was the first time Fulton County offered Sunday voting,” said Mr. Barron “We believe that weekend voting allowed us to provide additional convenience and choice for more registered voters to go to the polls.”

As of October 31st, the department has processed a total of 7,857 absentee ballots.

For more information about the 2014 General & Special Election, please call 404-612-7020 or visit http://www.fultonelections.com. Voters may track Election Day results by watching FGTV on Comcast Channel 21. Three press briefings are scheduled for 10:00am, 2:00pm and 8:00pm.