Six Drop Boxes for Absentee Ballots
Updated October 6, 2020
In accordance with Georgia Election Code Rule 183-1-14-0.6-.14, the Board of Elections has installed secure drop boxes for absentee ballots. They are located at:
- Athens-Clarke County Elections Office - 155 E Washington Street, Athens, GA 30601
- Athens-Clarke County Library - 2025 Baxter Street; Athens, GA 30601
- Athens-Clarke County Multimodal Transportation Center - 775 E Broad Street, Athens, GA 30601
- Fire Station #7 - 2350 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605 [added June 1]
- ACC Extension - 275 Cleveland Road, Bogart, GA 30622 [added July 7]
- Winterville City Hall - 125 S. Church Street, Winterville, GA [added September 28]
The ballot boxes:
- Close at 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.
- Are monitored by video recording devices
- Have ballots collected from them at least once every 72 hours in teams of two people who have sworn an oath in the same form as poll officers
- Are immediately transported and processed and stored in the same manner as absentee ballots returned by mail.
For more on the absentee voting process, join Charlotte Sosebee, Director of the Athens-Clarke County Elections Office, as she reviews the absentee voting process for voting in Athens-Clarke County.