Election Senate Runoff

Thomas Hedrich sets up voting flags at a polling location in Gwinnett County, Ga., outside of Atlanta on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in advance of the Senate runoff election. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)

COBB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) — A Cobb County Superior Court Judge has ordered eight Cobb County election precincts to remain open past the scheduled 7 p.m. closing time.  The order comes after various issues caused the precincts to open late this morning for the municipal and ESPLOST election.

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Elections officials say most of the delays were caused by minor technical issues that were quickly corrected.  The exception was the McEachern 01 precinct that was briefly evacuated due to a fire alarm in the building.

The order affects the following precincts:

Bryant 02

Riverside Epicenter, 135 Riverside Parkway, Austell, GA 30168, open until 7:30 pm

Dowell 01

Dowell Elementary School, 2121 West Sandtown Road, Marietta, GA 30064, open until 7:25 pm

Marietta 5B

Turner Chapel Cathedral, 492 North Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060, open until 7:20 pm

Oregon 01

St Thomas Catholic Church, 4300 King Springs Road, Smyrna, GA 30082, open until 7:18 pm

Oregon 03

Fair Oaks Rec Center, 1465 Brandon Drive, Marietta, GA 30008, open until 7:15 pm

Hightower 01

Shallowford Church, 3662 Shallowford Rd, Marietta, GA 30062, open until 7:05 pm

Post Oak 01

Wesley Chapel Methodist Church, 4495 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta, GA 30066, open until 7:05 pm

McEachern 01

Relentless Church, 4665 Macland Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127, open until 7:10 pm

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