Election Guide 2014
Secretary Kemp encourages Georgians to vote today
Polling precincts across Georgia will be open to voters from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Tuesday, May 20th for the 2014 Primary Election. Individuals can verify their polling location by visiting the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page –www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. A free mobile app can also be downloaded on the Apple and Android platforms. Just search for “GA Votes” in the app store.
Secretary Kemp also encouraged Georgians to assist the Agency in preventing election fraud. The Stop Voter Fraud section of our website can be accessed at http://sos.ga.gov/cgi-bin/EMailStopVoterFraud.asp. You can report suspicious activity on the website or by calling the Stop Voter Fraud Hotline at 877-725-9797.
Please remember that voters should also bring with them any valid state or federal government issued photo ID.
Types of valid photo ID:
• A Georgia’s Driver’s License, even if expired
• Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
• Valid U.S. passport
• Valid U.S. military photo ID
• Valid tribal photo ID
Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January 2010. Among the offices wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting secure, accessible and fair elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders.
Note the Pickens Elections office is located at 83 Pioneer Road in Jasper, directly across from the city baseball fields. The phone number is 706-253-8781.
For May 20th Primary -- Early Voting Begins April 28- Saturday voting will be May 10th
July 22, 2014 Primary Runoff
November 4, 2014 General election
Early Voting starts April 28 - a look at what's on the ballot
Issues on the Ballot
Races for Pickens Voters to watch
West District Commissioner
Byron Long (R-incumbent)
District 11 -- covers all of Pickens County plus portions of surrounding counties, stretches to Chatsworth
Ga. State Senate
District 51 (for east Pickens)
Steve Gooch (R-incumbent)
Charlie Bethel (R-incumbent)
News from the campaign trail
U.S. Senate to replace retiring Saxby Chambliss
Paul Broun (R)
Jack Kingston (R)
Michelle Nunn (D)
U.S. House of Representatives
Doug Collins (R-incumbent)
Nathan Deal (R-incumbent)
David Pennington (R)
John Barge (R)
Casey Cagle -(R-incumbent)