UPDATE (May 18): Buckhead Library unexpectedly closed Friday, the last day of early voting, due to maintenance issues.
The library, located at 269 Buckhead Avenue NE, was one of the county’s early voting locations. The facility also closed last week due to an emergency sewer repair.
ORIGINAL: Voters across Georgia will soon be able to cast early ballots for the May 22 general primary, nonpartisan and special elections.
Early voting begins April 30. The most prominent election will be for governor, as the Democrats and Republicans have contested primaries to choose nominees to replace Gov. Nathan Deal.
The ballot also includes candidates for Congress, Georgia House and Senate and state races that include Lietuenant Governor and Secretary of State. County commission seats and members of county boards of education are also on the ballot.
Early voting ends May 18. There is no early voting on Saturday, May 19 or Monday, May 21.
Runoff elections will be Tuesday, July 24.
In Fulton, each early voting location will be open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weekend voting polls will be open Saturdays, May 5 and 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, May 6, from noon to 5 p.m.
Here’s where Atlanta and South Fulton residents can vote early:
• Adams Park Library, 2231 Campbellton Road SW
• C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
• Chastain Recreation Center, 140 W Wieuca Road NW
• Fulton County Government Center, 130 Peachtree Street SW
• Northside Library, 3295 Northside Parkway NW
• Northwest Branch at Scotts Crossing Library, 2489 Perry Boulevard NW
• Ponce De Leon Library, 980 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE
• Southeast Atlanta Library, 1463 Pryor Road SW
• Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road SW
• Wolf Creek Library, 3100 Enon Road SW
• College Park Library, 3647 Main St.
• Welcome All Recreation Center, 4255 Will Lee Road
• Fairburn Library, 60 Valley View Drive
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