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Elections and Registration:

The Board of Elections & Voter Registration consists of five appointed members. One member is appointed by the Chief Judge of the Superior Court, two members are appointed by the Republican Party, and two members are appointed by the Democratic Party, all are four year terms. A Director of Elections and Voter Registration recommended by the County Manager and appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, oversee the day-to-day operations of the department. This office is responsible for conducting county elections, registration of voters, maintaining the list of registered voters, issuing absentee ballots, disseminating information to the public and keeping abreast of all state laws pertaining to elections and voter registration. The Director acts as the ethics filing officer for all local elected officials. In addition, this office also conducts city elections for Auburn, Bethlehem and Carl on a contractual basis whereby each city pays for the cost of their city elections. For FY2019, four elections are scheduled to occur; the Primary Runoff Election in July 2018, General Election in November 2018, State General Election Runoff in December 2018 and Federal General Runoff Election in January 2019.

The Secretary of State’s Office has established a secure website and free-access telephone number for provisional ballot voters to access to determine whether their provisional ballots were counted and if not, the reason why. The website is Check My Provisional Ballot The free access number is 1-844-537-5375

Location:
Administration Annex
233 East Broad Street
Winder, GA 30680

Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Contact:
Monica Franklin
Director of Elections and Voter Registration
770-307-3110

Department Stats:
Full-Time Employees: 2
FY 2019 Budget: $243,186