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ELECTION DAY | Last Minute Voter Information

ELECTION DAY | Last Minute Voter Information

Tuesday marks Election Day.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

When you go to vote, be sure to take your Georgia license, passport or military photo ID. You'll need to show that before voting.

If you need to doublecheck your polling location, enter your information and the database will show you where you're registered.

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Milledgeville and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Milledgeville and the Americans with Disabilities Act

On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush to provide equal opportunities for individuals with disabilities in the areas of employment, education, and day-to-day living, as well as to prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities.  As we approach the 22nd anniversary of the legislation, let's strive to make Milledgeville an open and inviting community for all people, including those affected by disability.  But how?

Five practical courtesies will show that you care to make Milledgeville the place to live, work, and thrive for individuals with disabilities in the state of Georgia.

Early Voting Starts Today

ATLANTA (AP) -- Voters can start casting early ballots Monday for the July 31 primary and transportation referendum. 
 
Secretary of State Brian Kemp said voting officials will be taking early ballots for the July 31 primary election. The election will also decide nonpartisan races and whether to approve a 1-cent hike in the sales tax to fund regional transportation projects. 
 
Lawmakers in the General Assembly, members of the U.S. House of Representatives, state utility regulators, prosecutors and judges are also up for election.

Contact your local board of elections for hours, polling places and a list of primary races in your county.

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

The deadline to become eligible to vote is drawing near. Monday July 2 is the cutoff for people register to vote in July 31 general election, the August 21 election for Bibb County School Board and, of course, the November 6 presidential election.

Bibb County Board of Elections Supervisor Elaine Carr says there are several ways and places to register.

  • At the Board of Elections Office, which is open from 8:30 - 5:30 on Monday.
  • At City Hall
  • Any public library
  • Any state department office, such as the Division of Family and Children Services or DFCS.

You can also register online though the state board elections website. Just fill out the form and bring it to a local Board of Elections Office to become eligible.

What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

The Supreme Court upheld the health care law today in a splintered, complex opinion that appears to give President Obama a major victory.

What questions remain in your mind regarding the Supreme Court's decision? 

We are working to explore how this affects you. 

Comment below in the Comment Section to share your thoughts.  

Chamber Holds T-SPLOST Conference

Chamber Holds T-SPLOST Conference

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce holds an informational session on TSPLOST Tuesday at 10 a.m. according to a Milledgeville Chamber of Commerce release.

It's a regional conference call with Georgia Chamber of Commerce President Chris Clark. The call will be an update on the campaign and a time to ask questions.

 

The call in information:

Dial in number: 605-781-1000 Participant code: 895142#

Information for Baldwin County Voters

Information for Baldwin County Voters

Every eligible registered voter in Baldwin County will receive a new precinct card.  The card (a small white post card) lists the voter's districts and voting location.  Voters are reminded to review the card to identify changes in U.S. Congressional, Georgia House, and in some cases County Commission and Board of Education district numbers (representative changes).

What action should a voter take if they do not receive a new precinct card?

  1. Verify their information on file at sos.ga.gov link to the My Voter Page (MVP).
  2. Visit the Voter Registrar's office, Suite 102 of the Baldwin County Courthouse.
  3. Contact the Voter Registrar's office at 478-445-4526.