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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, Carl, Statham and Winder on a contractual basis whereby each city pays for the cost of their city elections. For FY2021, four elections are scheduled to occur; General Primary Runoff in July 2020, November General Election, December General Runoff (State/Local) and a possible January 2021 General Runoff (Federal).

Barrow County Official Absentee Ballot Drop Box has been installed at 233 E. Broad Street Winder, GA 30680 for our voter’s convenience and safety. Please refer to the notice on the box for rules and restrictions.(BOX CLOSED at 7:00p.m. June, 9 2020)

Barrow County WILL NOT have a RUNOFF ELECTION on August 11, 2020

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 2021 Budget: $323,624