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Lawrenceville Rd. United Methodist Church Extends Voting Hours by 40 Minutes
The Lawrenceville Rd. United Methodist Church in DeKalb County is extending its voting hours by 40 minutes to ensure Georigans assigned to that polling place have the full 12 hours available to cast their ballots. The Democratic Party of Georgia is calling on reporters and editors to help spread the word, so voters are aware they have an additional 40 minutes to cast their votes at this polling place.
Lawrenceville Rd. United Methodist Church (Rehoboth Precinct – DeKalb County) Extends Hours to 7:40 PM ET
3142 Lawrenceville Hwy., Tucker GA 30084
OTHER LOCATIONS THAT HAVE EXTENDED VOTING HOURS:
Solid Rock AME Zion Church (DeKalb County) Extends Hours to 7:39 PM ET
4065 Snapfinger Road Lithonia, GA 30038
Ben Robertson Community Center (Cobb County) Extends Hours to 7:45 PM ET
2753 Watts Dr., Kennesaw, GA 30144
It’s crucial for news outlets and reporters to remind voters who vote at the above locations that if they are in line to vote before/by the extended time, they can stay in line to cast their votes — even if they have to wait past the extended time to do so.
HOW TO CONFIRM YOUR VOTING LOCATION: Before heading to the polls, Georgia voters should verify they have the correct information for their assigned polling place by visiting the Secretary of State’s website at mvp.sos.ga.gov.
Find instructions here for how to verify one’s assigned polling place.
REMINDING VOTERS OF POLL CLOSING TIME: It’s also crucial for news outlets and reporters to remind voters that if they are in line to vote before/by 7:00 PM on Election Day, they can stay in line to cast their votes — even if they have to wait past 7:00 PM to do so.
VOTER PROTECTION HOTLINE: If voters need any assistance whatsoever, they can call or text the Voter Protection Hotline at 888-730-5816 for real-time help.
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