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Your voter guide for 2022 election season in Hall County
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Voting stickers at Gainesville I voting precinct Monday, June 20, 2022. - photo by Scott Rogers

Several local and state seats  are up for election this year, including top ticket races like governor and U.S. Senate all the way down to local board of education seats. This guide provides key dates, how things work, who the local candidates are and where they stand on the issues. 

Things to know

District maps changed following the 2020 census. Check your districts and voting status at My Voter Page

 You can request an absentee ballot and mail it in or drop it inside at the Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville.

The Times will provide coverage of local and state races before the November election.  

Early voting

When 

  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday Oct. 17 through Oct. 28
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday Oct 31 through Nov. 4
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Oct.22 and 29 

Where

Vote at any of these locations. 

  • Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green Street NE, Gainesville
  • North Hall Community Center, 4175 Nopone Road, Gainesville
  • Spout Springs Library,  6488 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
  • East Hall Community Center, 3911 P Davison Road, Gainesville
  • Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 J M Turk Road, Flowery Branch
  • Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville
  • Murrayville library, 4796 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Election Day

When: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 8

Where: Your polling precinct

The following precincts have changed since the last election.

  • Roberts, Lanier Point Church, 6302 Lanier Islands Pkwy, Buford (formerly Mount Salem Baptist Church)
  • Oakwood 2,: Flat Creek Baptist Church, 5504 Flat Creek Rd, Gainesville (formerly West Hall Baptist Church)

Key dates

Last day to submit an application and request absentee ballot Oct. 28 

Runoff, as necessary: Dec. 6

General Election: Nov. 8

Local

Hall County Commissioner, District 1
Hall County Schools Board of Education, Post 1  
Hall County Schools, at-large
Federal

U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia’s 9th District

U.S. Senate
  • Herschel Junior Walker, R
  • Raphael Warnock, D, incumbent
  • Chase Oliver, L

State

Georgia House of Representatives, District 28
  • Brent Cox, R

  • Claudia Wood, D


Georgia House of Representatives, District 29


Georgia House of Representatives, District 30
  • Derrick McCollum, R

  • Kim Floria, D

  • We have a preview of the race here.


Georgia House of Representatives, District 100
  • David Clark, R

  • Louisa Jackson, D


Georgia House of Representatives, District 103
  • Soo Hong, R

  • Ernie Anaya, D


Georgia Senate, District 49


Georgia Senate, District 50


Governor
  • Brian Kemp, R, incumbent
  • Stacey Abrams, D
  • Shane Hazel, L
Lieutenant governor

  • Burt Jones, R
  • Charlie Bailey, D
  • Ryan Graham, L
Secretary of State
  • Brad Raffensperger, R, incumbent
  • Bee Nguyen, D
  • Ted Metz, L
Attorney general

  • Chris Carr, R, incumbent
  • Jennifer "Jen" Jordan, D
  • Martin Cowen, L
Commissioner of Agriculture

  • Tyler Harper, R
  • Nakita Hemingway, D
  • David Raudabaugh, L
Commissioner of Insurance
  • John King, R
  • Janice Laws Robinson, D
State school superintendent
  • Richard Woods, R, incumbent
  • Alisha Thomas Searcy, D
Commissioner of Labor
  • Bruce Thompson, R
  • William "Will" Boddie Jr., D
  • Emily Anderson, L
Ballot questions

1. Provides for suspension of compensation of certain State officers and members of the General Assembly.

"Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to suspend the compensation of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State School Superintendent, Commissioner of Insurance, Commissioner of Agriculture, Commissioner of Labor, or any member of the General Assembly while such individual is suspended from office following indictment for a felony?"

Yes

No

2.Provides for temporary local tax relief after disasters.

"Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide that the governing authority of each county, municipality, and consolidated government and the board of education of each independent and county school system in this state shall be authorized to grant temporary tax relief to properties within its jurisdiction which are severely damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster and located within a nationally declared disaster area?"

Yes

No

3. Provides for ad valorem tax exemption for certain timber production, reforestation, and harvesting equipment.

"Shall the Act be approved which grants a state-wide exemption from all ad valorem taxes for certain equipment used by timber producers in the production or harvest of timber?"

Yes

No

4. Expands ad valorem tax exemption for family-owned farms and adds qualified products to the exemption.

"Shall the Act be approved which expands a state-wide exemption from ad valorem taxes for agricultural equipment and certain farm products held by certain entities to include entities comprising two or more family owned farm entities, and which adds dairy products and unfertilized eggs of poultry as qualified farm products with respect to such exemption?"

Yes

No