Six absentee ballot drop boxes installed throughout Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections has installed six secure drop boxes for absentee ballots throughout Athens, In accordance with Georgia Election Code Rule 183-1-14-0.6-.14


The box locations are as follows:

  • 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 information on absentee ballots visit ACC.gov

Logan Booker

Logan graduated from the Grady Sports program in the University of Georgia's Grady School of Journalism. He has been with 960 The Ref since 2016. Logan has covered UGA Sports for various local media outlets since 2013, and often serves as backup PA announcer for the UGA softball and volleyball teams.

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