Elections & Registration
KEY ELECTION DATES
Voter Registration Deadline
Advance Voting Period
Special Election Date
October 4, 2021
October 12, 2021 -October 29, 2021
October 16, 2021 - October 23, 2021
November 2, 2021
08/16/21 - 08/18/21 from 08:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
at the Board of Elections office located at 10 Court Street Watkinsville, GA
FORMS FOR QUALIFYING:
This informational sheet lists information about forms required by the Georgia Government Transparency & Campaign Finance Commission. These forms are to be filed with the City or Town Clerk.
This form is to be submitted during the Qualifying Period to the Board of Elections office along with the qualifying fee.
This form must be filed prior to spending any monies or accepting any contributions. This form is to be filed with the City or Town Clerk.
ABSENTEE BY MAIL
You may request an absentee ballot by filling out an Absentee Ballot Application.
Voters can submit an absentee ballot application no earlier than 78 days or less than 11 days prior to the date of the primary or election, or runoff. • To be timely received, an application for an absentee-by-mail ballot must be received by the board of registrars or absentee ballot clerk no later than 11 days prior to the primary, election, or runoff.
You may submit the paper application after you print and sign it either via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to 706-310-3486, or by mail to P O Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677. Once your ballot is mailed to you, you may return directly to our office at 10 Court Street Watkinsville, GA 30677 or you can return by USPS to P O Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677 by 7 p.m. on Election Day
To check your Absentee Ballot Status, you may go to My Voter Page and put in your first initial, last name, county and date of birth to view your absentee ballot application or ballot status. Once you click "Click here for Absentee Ballot Status", you will see a screen with the date the application was received, the date the ballot issued and the date the ballot was received.
BOARD OF ELECTIONS - BOARD MEETINGS
The next regular scheduled Board Meeting will be held on
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at
10 Court Street, Watkinsville, GA.
**All of our meetings will be livestreamed on Facebook Live at our Facebook page:
CHECK PROVISIONAL BALLOT STATUS
You can check the status of your ballot on the Secretary of State’s website: https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do or by contacting the Oconee County Board of Elections and Registration at (706)769-3958, using the information on your receipt.
The mission of the Elections and Registration Office is to register citizens of Oconee County to vote, to ensure that elections are free, impartial, fair, accurate, convenient and accessible to all voters, to encourage voter participation, to provide excellent customer service to voters, candidates and the media, and to help the public understand and follow all laws, rules and regulations set by Federal, State and Local Laws, as well as the State Election Board.
In addition to planning, organizing and conducting all county elections, the Oconee County Board of Elections and Registrations Office is responsible for recording the voter registrations of Oconee County citizens and verifying the legality of each voter. The Elections office is accountable for the accuracy and validity of elections and for abiding by all federal and state election codes.