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Pickens County Democratic Committee
Pickens County, Georgia
 

Samuel Paul Lindsey

Our friend and long-time member of the Pickens County Democratic Committee passed away on Friday, April 1, 2022.
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In the General Primary
on May 24th (early voting starts May 2nd),

Who are the Democrats running State-Wide?

(The list is LONG—be prepared to choose!)
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Advanced In-Person Voting
Mon.-Fri. May 2nd-20th, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 7th & 14th, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pickens County Recreation Center, 1329 Camp Road, Jasper, GA 30143

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To receive notice of planned events and activities of the Pickens County Democratic Committee, send an email with your name to chair@pickensdemocrats.org.
 
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Dates in this color are from the Georgia Secretary of State's 2022 election calendar.

Dates in a box are activities of the Pickens County Democratic Committee.

 
 

Tuesday, March 7, 2022 - Earliest day to apply for an absentee ballot for the May General Primary Election (Note 1 below)

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election

Monday, April 25, 2022 - Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election and Runoff Election

Monday, May 2, 2022 - Advanced (Absentee In-Person) Voting begins for the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election

Saturday, May 7, 2022 - Mandatory Saturday Voting for the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election

Friday, May 13, 2022 - Last day to submit absentee ballot application for the May General Primary Election

Saturday, May 14, 2022 - Mandatory Saturday Voting for the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election

Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 7:00 p.m. - Pickens County Democratic Committee monthly meeting. Pickens County Administration Building, 1266 East Church St., Jasper; Pickens Room (basement, entrance at rear of building). Special guest, Antonio Daza, Dem candidate for U.S. House, 11th Congressional District (Pickens Co. is now in the 11th CD.)

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - Georgia General Primary: Who's on the state-wide Democratic ballot?

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - Earliest day for Pickens County Democratic Committee 2022-2026 member elections.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 6:00 p.m. - Pickens County Democratic Committee. Social gathering instead of a business meeting. Location TBA.

Friday, July 8, 2022 - Last day for Pickens County Democratic Committee 2022-2026 member elections.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 7:00 p.m. - Pickens County Democratic Committee monthly meeting.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 6:00 p.m. - Pickens County Democratic Committee. Social gathering instead of a business meeting. Location TBA.

Monday, August 22, 2022 - Earliest day to apply for an absentee ballot for November General Election (Note 1 below)

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - Earliest day for a registrar to mail an absentee ballot for the November General/Special Election

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 7:00 p.m. - Pickens County Democratic Committee monthly meeting.

Monday, October 10, 2022 - Last day for a person to register and be eligible to vote in the November General Election and Runoff Election

Monday, October 17, 2022 - Advanced (Absentee In-Person) Voting begins for the November General Election. (Note 2 below)

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6:00 p.m. - Pickens County Democratic Committee. Social gathering instead of a business meeting. Location TBA.

Saturday, October 22, 2022 - Mandatory Saturday Voting for the November General Election

Friday, October 28, 2022 - Last day to submit absentee ballot application for the November General Election

Saturday, October 29, 2022 - Mandatory Saturday Voting for the November General Election

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - Georgia General Election (Note 2 below) (Note 3 below)

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 7:00 p.m. - Pickens County Democratic Committee monthly meeting.

Note 1: To request a ballot, you'll need to include your driver's license number, state ID number or, if you don't have those, a copy of acceptable voter ID. Revises OCGA §21-2-381, S.B. 202 §25(a)(1)(C). Date of birth (DOB) also required. Counties cannot mail out ballots until 4 weeks before the election (previously 7 weeks). Revises OCGA §21-2-384, S.B. 202 §27(a)(2).

Note 2: IF YOU ATTEMPT TO VOTE IN THE WRONG PRECINCT on Election Day, S.B. 202 provides that out-of-precinct provisional ballots will not count unless cast after 5 pm and voter signs a statement saying they cannot make it to correct precinct in time. Revises OCGA §21-2-418, S.B. 202 §34. If you vote early ("Advanced (Absentee In-Person) Voting"), this will not be an issue!

Note 3: S.B. 202 provides that

Previously, Makeup of the State Election Board is controlled by the Republicans in the General Assembly. Clearly, they hope that the large counties that vote Democratic will be unable to complete their counts in the 22 hours between polls closing at 7:00 p.m. on Election Day and 5:00 p.m. the next day. If the counties fail to do this (or some other "irregularities" are alleged?), the State Election Board then can fire the Boards of Elections and the election supervisors in those counties and substitute their own man to certify the counts—to whose advantage, do you suppose?