Elections & Registration

The Official Recount of the 

Presidential Race 

will begin on Friday, November 27, 2020 

at 10:00 a.m. at the 

Board of Elections office located at 

10 Court Street Watkinsville, GA.

THE RISK LIMITING AUDIT IS COMPLETE.  

ALL CERTIFIED RESULTS WERE CONFIRMED ON 11-16-2020

Voter Information for Upcoming Election Runoffs

The December 1, 2020 Special Election Runoff will SOLELY be for the District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit.  The Special Election Runoff will be held on December 1, 2020.  You must go to your assigned precinct on that day.  To locate your assigned precinct, please visit: https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do.  

Early Voting will be held at the Oconee County Civic Center at 2661 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville GA 30677 beginning Monday, November 23, 2020 - Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

To request an absentee ballot for the Special runoff, you will need to submit a paper Absentee Ballot Application.  Be sure to print, sign and scan back to absentee@oconee.ga.us. Or you can fax to 706-310-3486 or mail to P.O. Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677. 

The January State and Federal Runoff will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021.  You must go to your assigned precinct on that day.  To locate your assigned precinct, please visit: https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do.  

Early Voting will be held at the Oconee County Civic Center at 2661 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville GA 30677 beginning Monday, December 14, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.  December 14th – December 18th from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., December 21st – December 23rd from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and December 28th – December 31st from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  

To request an absentee ballot for the runoff, you may go to the Absentee Ballot Portal at: https://ballotrequest.sos.ga.gov/ and submit your request or you can submit a paper Absentee Ballot Application.  Be sure to print, sign and scan back to absentee@oconee.ga.us. Or you can fax to 706-310-3486 or mail to P.O. Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677. 


TO CHECK YOUR PROVISIONAL BALLOT STATUS, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE AT 706-769-3958

ELECTION INFORMATION HOTLINE:    706-310-3499

THE OFFICIAL ABSENTEE BALLOT DROP BOX FOR OCONEE COUNTY

IS LOCATED AT 10 COURT STREET WATKINSVILLE, GA 30677

DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE.  

THE DROP BOX IS UNDER 24 HOUR SURVEILLANCE AND IS CURRENTLY OPEN.

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.

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF OCONEE

 LOGIC AND ACCURACY TESTING PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the logic and accuracy testing and preparation of voting equipment to be used in the December 1, 2020 Special Election Runoff will begin Monday, November 16, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.  Testing will continue from day to day until complete and members of the public are entitled to be present during testing.  Said testing and preparation will be conducted at 10 Court Street, Watkinsville, GA 30677 and 1291 Greensboro Highway, Watkinsville, GA 30677.  

Elections Director,

Fran Leathers

Oconee County                                                                                                                                                

ABSENTEE BY MAIL

You may request an absentee ballot online by visiting the Absentee Ballot by Mail Online Portal or by filling out an Absentee Ballot Application within 180 days of an election.  You may submit the paper application after you print and sign it either via email to: absentee@oconee.ga.us, 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 use our 24-hour secure ballot drop box located directly outside of our office at 10 Court Street Watkinsville, GA or you can return by USPS to P O Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677 by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

The next Board of Elections meeting will be held on 

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. at 10 Court Street Watkinsville, GA to certify the results from the December 1, 2020 Special Election Runoff.  The previously scheduled meeting to be held on 

December 15, 2020 has been cancelled.  


All of our meetings will be livestreamed on Facebook Live at our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/oconeecountygaboe/

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Mission
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.

Responsibilities
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. 

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