Georgians can try out the state’s new voting equipment before they cast real ballots in this year’s elections.
Churches, libraries and community organizations across metro Atlanta are hosting voting demonstrations this month.
In addition, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and The King Center announced a partnership this week that aims to bring the voting system to 100 religious congregations across Georgia.
Step-by-step: How the new Georgia voting machines work
All in-person voters in Georgia will use the $104 million system, which includes touchscreens and printed-out paper ballots. Voters will make their selections on the touchscreens and be able to review their printed ballots before inserting them into a scanning machine.
Early voting begins March 2 in advance of the presidential primary election March 24.
“We applaud the King Center for focusing on bipartisan voter education efforts to ensure all voters are aware of the secure changes Georgia is making,” said Deputy Secretary of State Jordan Fuchs.
Here’s a look at upcoming voting demonstrations open to the public in metro Atlanta:
Feb. 15, 10 a.m. to noon: Donuts with Democrats, Smyrna Community Center, 200 Village Green Circle SE, Smyrna
Feb. 22, noon to 1 p.m.: NAACP open house, 605 Roswell Road, Marietta
Feb. 27, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old Highway 41 NW, Kennesaw
Feb. 29, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia, 3830 S. Cobb Drive SE Suite 125, Smyrna
March 7, noon to 1:30 p.m., East Cobb Middle School Auditorium, 825 Terrell Mill Road, Marietta
Feb. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Doraville City Hall, 3725 Park Ave., Doraville
Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dunwoody Library, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta
Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road, Lithonia
Feb. 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salt & Light Truth Center, 2622 Snapfinger Road, Decatur
Feb. 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salem Bible Church, 5460 Hillandale Drive, Lithonia
Feb. 18, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Flat Shoals Library, 4022 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur
Feb. 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Clarkston Library, 951 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston
Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m, Stonecrest City Hall, 3120 Stonecrest Blvd., Stonecrest
Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to noon, Berean Christian Church, 2201 Young Road, Stone Mountain
Feb. 22, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., NAACP community meeting, 5460 Hillandale Drive, Stonecrest
Feb. 23, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Berean Christian Church, 2201 Young Road, Stone Mountain
Feb. 23, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., St. Paul Worship Center, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., 1701 Stone Mountain Lithonia Road, Lithonia
Feb. 24, 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Redan-Trotti Library, 1569 Wellborn Road, Lithonia
Feb. 25, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Road, Stonecrest
Feb. 26, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Briarwood Community Center, 2235 Briarwood Way 1, Brookhaven
Feb. 12, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Northwest Library at Scotts Crossing, 2489 Perry Blvd., Atlanta
Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Auburn Avenue Research Library, 101 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta
Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Atlanta Technical College Dennard Conference Center, 1560 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta
Feb. 17, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Fairburn City Hall, 56 Malone Street, Fairburn
Feb. 17, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, 7 Dunwoody Park Suite 110, Atlanta
Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Burdette Park, 2945 Burdett Road, College Park
Feb. 19, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., C.T. Martin Recreation Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta
Feb. 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fulton County South Learning Center, 4025 Flat Shoals Road, Union City
Feb. 23, 12:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Flipper Temple AME Church, 580 Student Movement Blvd., Atlanta
Feb 25, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Virginia-Highland Church, 743 Virginia Ave. NE, Atlanta
Feb. 28, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sandy Springs Library, 395 Mount Vernon Highway NE, Sandy Springs
March 5, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Dorothy Benson Senior Multipurpose Complex, 6500 Vernon Woods Drive, Sandy Springs
March 2, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville
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