Have you cast your vote in the May 24 Primary Election?
Counting today, three days remain to cast a vote in the May 24 Primary Election – Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Seminole County Courthouse, and Election Day, Tuesday, May 24 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. in your local precinct.
As of Wednesday morning, May 18th, 269 Seminole County voters had cast a ballot, and 29 absentee ballots had been requested and mailed out.
Voters can find sample ballots on page 16 in this edition, posted at the Seminole County Courthouse, and also online on their My Voter Page at mvp.sos.ga.gov.
For more information or for questions about the election and your voting rights, call Seminole County’s election officials, Election Superintendent Michael Jon Rogerson, or Chief Deputy Registrar Kristy Wilson at 229-524-5256.
In Seminole County there are not any contested races on the ballot; however, this year’s election includes the big race for Georgia Governor. Republicans have five candidates to choose from, including current Gov. Brian Kemp, former Senator David Perdue, Catherine Davis, Kandiss Taylor and Tom Williams. Democrat Stacey Abrams is running uncontested.
Other races include Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Agriculture Commissioner, Labor Commissioner, Insurance Commissioner and Public Service Commissioner.
Other seats up for grabs include one U.S. Senate seat, all 14 U.S. House seats, all 56 State Senate seats, all 180 State House seats, four of nine State Supreme Court seats, and four of 15 State Court of Appeals seats.
Where can I see
a sample ballot?
You can view sample ballots on page 16 in this edition, at the Seminole County Courthouse, and you can also access county-specific ballots by logging in to the state’s My Voter Page portal at mvp.sos.ga.gov
Can I still register to vote?
No, the deadline to register to vote in the May 24 Primary Election was April 25. However, you can still vote in Georgia’s General Election set to be held in November and certain runoff races. To register to vote for future elections, visit the Seminole County Courthouse during regular business hours or visit sos.ga.gov
Does my party
Georgia voters do not select a political party affiliation when they register to vote. You can choose a Democratic or Republican primary ballot or you can choose a non-partisan ballot.
No matter what ballot you choose, you will not be formally affiliated with that party and everyone uses the same ballot during the general election.
What do I need to bring
with me to vote?
You will need to bring a valid photo ID such as a driver’s license, passport or voter identification card.
Can I still get an
No. The deadline to request an absentee ballot was Friday, May 13.
What if I have
a problem at the polls?
If you encounter a problem at the polls, contact the Seminole County Board of Registrar’s Office at 229-524-5256, or the Georgia Secretary of State. Call the Secretary of State at 404-656-2871 (in metro Atlanta) or 877-725-9797 (elsewhere in Georgia) to report an issue.
Remaining key dates . . .
Early voting continues through Friday,
Election Day: May 24
Runoff day, if needed: June 21