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Early voting begins Monday
Ballots accepted at the courthouse
Bulloch County voters can submit ballots for the upcoming election beginning next week.The early voting period for the 2012 General Primary and Nonpartisan election is scheduled to begin Monday, Bulloch County Elections Supervisor Patricia Lanier Jones said.Through July 27, voters hoping to avoid the polls on July 31 can visit the Elections and Registration office at the Bulloch County Courthouse between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to register their vote. During the week before the primary, the Honey Bowen Building — at 1 Max Lockwood Drive — also will be open to voters. To participate in the early voting period, and on Election Day, residents must produce at least one form of identification.Acceptable forms of photo identification are a valid Georgia driver’s license (even if expired), a valid state or federal government-issued ID; an employee ID from any branch or entity of the U.S. government, Georgia, county or any other entity in this state; a valid U.S. passport; a valid U.S. military photo ID; or a valid tribal photo ID. A free voter photo ID card can be obtained from the Board of Elections office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services.Voters may also take advantage of mail-out absentee ballots by completing an application at the Bulloch County Courthouse or on the Bulloch Board of Elections website.
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