Elections & Registration
ELECTION INFORMATION HOTLINE: 706-310-3499
ADVANCE VOTING INFORMATION
Advance Voting will be held ONLY at the Oconee County Civic Center
located at 2661 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677
beginning Monday, October 12th thru Friday, October 30th.
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 24th: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
To check your Absentee Ballot Status, you may go to My Voter Page and put in your first inital, 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 similar to the one below with the date the application was received, the date the ballot issued and the date the ballot was received.
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: 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 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.
Our next board meeting will be held on
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at
10 Court Street Watkinsville, Georgia.
All meetings will be live streamed on our Facebook page Oconee County Georgia Board of Elections.
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.