Early Georgia voters encouraged to #PostThePeach after voting

Local election officials and voting advocacy groups across Georgia are again trying to drum up early-voting attendance with their second annual #PostThePeach social media campaign to encourage Georgians to get to the polls ahead of Election Day.

Early voters are encouraged to take a photo of their “I’m A Georgia Voter” sticker, post it on social media with the #PostThePeach hashtag and then challenge friends and family to get out to the polls early, too.

One caution: It is illegal to take a picture of your ballot or while voting.

Officials said early voting eases congestion on Election Day and is more convenient for voters. More importantly, they said it allows time for a voter to correct any problem that may occur at the polls, including questions about registration.

Voters can go online to check their registration status and find early-voting locations in their county via the secretary of state’s voter Web page or by contact their local elections office..

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Early voting across Georgia began Monday and runs through Oct. 30.

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