Register to Vote

General Information

  • You must register or change your address at least 30 days before an election in Georgia.
  • Once you are registered to vote, you will receive a Voter Precinct Card, which lists your voting location and representative districts.
  • Check your registration and voting information anytime online using My Voter Page (MVP).

Qualifications to Register

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a legal resident of the county
  • Be at least 17 1/2 years to register and 18 years of age to vote
  • Not be serving a sentence for conviction of a felony involving moral turpitude
  • Have not been found mentally incompetent by a judge

Where/How to Register

  1. Online: Georgia Online Voter Registration or Download a Voter Registration Application
  2. In-Person: Oconee County Elections & Voter Registration | 7635 Macon Hwy., Suite 200, Watkinsville GA 30677
  3. Call Us: 706-769-3958, and we will mail you an application
  4. Register to vote when you get your driver’s license
  5. Register at any Public Library

When to Register

  • If you are not sure if you are registered, please check first on the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page
  • The last day to register for any election is 30 days prior to that election.
  • Any mail-in applications must be postmarked by 30 days prior to that election.
  • If you move, you must notify us 30 days prior to any election.
  • Note: If you move within Oconee County you must notify us 30 days prior to any election.
  • If you have moved at all, do not assume you are still registered. You must notify us of your new address.

Check the Elections Calendar for the Voter Registration deadlines.