Elections & Registration
Our office is currently closed to the public through April 26, 2020. You may request an absentee ballot application by clicking here: Absentee Ballot Application, then print, fill out and sign and return via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to: 706-310-3486 or by mail to: P.O. Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677. You may also call our office at 706-769-3958 and we will gladly mail an application to you. You may register to vote at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Due to mounting concerns over the Covid-19 Virus and the current State of Emergency, Secretary Raffensperger has moved the Presidential Preference Primary from March 24, 2020, to coincide with the State Primary scheduled for May 19, 2020.
- All in-person voting ended on Saturday March 14, 2020
- Every vote already cast, whether by mail or in person, WILL be counted in May for the Presidential Preference Primary along with votes cast in the state primary
- All Presidential Preference Primary absentee ballots that are received by the March 24th deadline will be accepted as normal
- All Presidential Preference Primary absentee ballot applications will continue to be accepted and processed
The Oconee County Board of Elections will be updating election information on Monday, March 16th.
Please feel free to call the Elections office with any questions at 706-769-3958, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thank you to all of the Oconee County citizens for your patience and understanding.
**If you need an Absentee Ballot Application, click the link to the left. You may submit these applications up to 180 days prior to each election. If you are elderly, disabled or a UOCAVA voter, you may submit one application per election cycle (generally per year) by checking in the Exception section designating your status. You may send these applications to our office by mail to: P O Box 958 Watkinsville, GA 30677, by fax to 706-310-3486 or scan and email to: email@example.com.
The next board meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.
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.
Election Precincts & Polling Locations
View a map of Oconee County Elections Precincts and Polling Locations (PDF).