Elections & Registration

Advance In Person & 

Absentee by Mail Totals

  • Total Advance in Person cast as of 10/16/2021:  177

  • Total Absentee By Mail Issued as of 10/16/2021: 55

  • Total Absentee By Mail Received as of 10/16/2021: 3

  • Total Absentee By Mail Rejected as of 10/16/2021: 0

  • To view a list of all Advance In Person and Absentee By Mail electors for the previous days, click the following link:  Absentee/Advance Voting Files

  • Choose Election Year (2021), Statewide (Election Category), and November 2, 2021 (Election Name).  Select the zip file displayed. Choose County Code 108 for Oconee to view files.



advance voting information

OCONEE COUNTY

Election:      NOVEMBER 2, 2021 GENERAL/SPECIAL ELECTION

Poll Place Name:      CIVIC CENTER - ADVANCE VOTING

Address:         2661 HOG MOUNTAIN ROAD

                     WATKINSVILLE, GA 30677

Timings:     

10/12/2021 - 10/15/2021 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

10/16/2021 - 10/16/2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

10/18/2021 - 10/22/2021 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

10/23/2021 - 10/23/2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

10/25/2021 - 10/29/2021 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM



The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail for the upcoming 

November 2, 2021 Election is:  October 22, 2021.  

Any applications for an absentee ballot by mail 

received after this date will be rejected.


KEY ELECTION DATES

Elections

Voter Registration Deadline

Advance Voting Period

Mandatory Saturdays

Election Date

General Election/

Special Election Date

October 4, 2021

October 12, 2021 -October 29, 2021

October 16, 2021 - October 23, 2021

November 2, 2021


NOTICE TO VOTERS IN OCONEE COUNTY, GEORGIA OF INTENT TO PROCESS ABSENTEE BALLOTS PRIOR TO THE CLOSING OF THE POLLS FOR THE NOVEMBER 2, 2021 GENERAL/SPECIAL ELECTION PURSUANT TO O.C.G.A. 21-2-386(a)(2)(A)  -- YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT IT IS THE INTENT OF THE OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO BEGIN PROCESSING PAPER ABSENTEE BALLOTS CAST DURING THE NOVEMBER 2, 2021 GENERAL/SPECIAL ELECTION BEGINNING AT:  

10:00 AM ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021 UNTIL 5:00 PM, IF NEEDED.  

PROCESSING WILL BE CONDUCTED AT:
THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE LOCATED AT 10 COURT STREET WATKINSVILLE GA 30677.  

THE EARLY PROCESSING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS BEFORE THE CLOSING OF THE POLLS SHALL BE A CONTROLLED PROCESS IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THE SECRECY OF ALL BALLOTS AND TO PROTECT AGAINST THE COLLECTION OR DISCLOSURE OF ANY BALLOTING INFORMATION BEFORE THE CLOSE OF THE POLLS AT 7:00 P.M. ON ELECTION DAY.   FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION YOU MAY CONTACT THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE AT 706-769-3958.


ABSENTEE BY MAIL

You may request an absentee ballot by filling out an Absentee Ballot Application. Please read the application carefully and complete all required sections.  

Failure to provide accurate information may delay processing your 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, fill out and sign it 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 by handing to an employee.  You may also place inside the absentee ballot drop box inside of our office during the times for Advance Voting 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 the status of your absentee application or ballot.  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.



The ABSENTEE BALLOT DROP BOX is located inside of The Board of Elections & Registration office located at 10 Court Street, Watkinsville, GA 30677 during Advance Voting hours.  
drop box info

BOARD OF ELECTIONS - BOARD MEETINGS


The next regular scheduled Board Meeting will be tentatively held on 

Friday, November 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

**All of our meetings will be livestreamed on Facebook Live at our Facebook page:  

OCONEE COUNTY GA BOARD OF ELECTIONS 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.



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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